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Carbon Nanotubes

Graphite is formed from sheets of carbon called graphene. A single sheet of graphene rolled into a tube forms a carbon nanotube (CNT). CNTs can differ by the chirality or angle of the wrap.

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Zig-Zag Carbon Nanotube Armchair Carbon Nanotube Chiral Carbon Nanotube