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Interesting Facts about Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes

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Single walled carbon nanotubes shortened as SWNTs are an allotrope of sp2 hybridized Carbon. Individual Single walled carbon nanotubes are stronger than steel, and also have current conveying limits of 109 amp/cm2, higher than those of Au or Cu. Furthermore, semiconducting species show higher electron mobility than silicon. As a rule, the coverings formed with Single walled carbon nanotubes are exceedingly transparent in the visible and IR locales of the spectrum, letting Single walled carbon nanotubes supplant ITO as the transparent conductor for solar cells, displays and electroluminescent lighting and so on. Room temperature heat conductivity of a single nanotube might be practically identical to that of diamond or in-plane graphite, which are for the most part thought to show the highest measured thermal conductivity of any known material at normal temperatures. Most Single walled carbon nanotubes have a diameter of about 1 nanometer, and can be a large number of times longer. The structure of a Single walled carbon nanotubes can be conceptualized by wrapping a one-particle thick layer of graphite called Graphene into a consistent barrel.

Single walled carbon nanotubes are an essential assortment of carbon nanotube, for many of Single walled carbon nanotube's properties change fundamentally with the (n,m) values, and this reliance is non-monotonic (search for Kataura plot). Specifically, their band gap can differ from zero to around 2 eV and their electrical conductivity can demonstrate metallic or semiconducting behavior. Single-walled nanotubes are likely to help make gadgets very small. The most essential building piece of these frameworks is the electric wire, and Single walled carbon nanotubes being really thin can be astounding transmitters.

One valuable use of SWNTs is in the improvement of the main intermolecular field-effect transistors (FET).

Single walled carbon nanotubes are to bring large impacts in electronic applications.

Additional applications:

Single walled carbon nanotubes are used in Microelectronics

Single walled carbon nanotubes are used in Energy storage

Single walled carbon nanotubes are used in Solar cells

Single walled carbon nanotubes are used in Cancer treatment

Single walled carbon nanotubes are used in Drug delivery

Single walled carbon nanotubes are used in Neuronal interfaces.

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