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Carbon nanotubes. Computer artwork of carbon nanotubes, also known as buckytubes, showing their hexagonal carbon structure. Carbon nanotubes are a type of fullerene, a structural type (allotrope) of carbon. Fullerenes, which were first discovered in 1985 can be used as catalysts, lubricants and superconductors.
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