Individual single-wall carbon nanotubes as quantum wires

@article{Tans1997IndividualSC,
  title={Individual single-wall carbon nanotubes as quantum wires},
  author={Sander J. Tans and Michel H. Devoret and H. Dai and Andr{\'e} Thess and Richard E. Smalley and Lambert Johan Geerligs and Cees Dekker},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1997},
  volume={386},
  pages={474-477}
}
Carbon nanotubes have been regarded since their discovery1 as potential molecular quantum wires. In the case of multi-wall nanotubes, where many tubes are arranged in a coaxial fashion, the electrical properties of individual tubes have been shown to vary strongly from tube to tube2,3, and to be characterized by disorder and localization4. Single-wall nanotubes5,6 (SWNTs) have recently been obtained with high yields and structural uniformity7. Particular varieties of these highly symmetric… 
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