Single-shell carbon nanotubes of 1-nm diameter

@article{Iijima1993SingleshellCN,
  title={Single-shell carbon nanotubes of 1-nm diameter},
  author={Sumio Iijima and Toshinari Ichihashi},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1993},
  volume={363},
  pages={603-605}
}
CARBON nanotubes1 are expected to have a wide variety of interesting properties. Capillarity in open tubes has already been demonstrated2–5, while predictions regarding their electronic structure6–8 and mechanical strength9 remain to be tested. To examine the properties of these structures, one needs tubes with well defined morphologies, length, thickness and a number of concentric shells; but the normal carbon-arc synthesis10,11 yields a range of tube types. In particular, most calculations… 
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