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What does SWNT stand for?

SWNT stands for Single-Walled Nanotube

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An immediate goal for researchers, Parra-Vasquez said, will be to find "large quantities of ultralong single-walled nanotubes with low defects -- and then making that fiber we have been dreaming of making since I arrived at Rice, a dream that Rick Smalley had and that we have all shared since.
00 Hardcover TA455 This work presents research from around the world on carbon nanotubes (CNTs), encompassing both single-walled nanotubes (SWNTs) and multi-walled nanotubes (MWNTs), and their applications in nanotechnology, electronics, optics, and other fields of materials science.
An immediate goal for researchers, Parra-Vasquez said, will be to find "large quantities of ultralong single-walled nanotubes with low defects -- and then making that fiber we have been dreaming of making since I arrived at Rice, a dream that Rick Smalley had and that we have all shared since.
The Hong Kong group grew individual, single-walled nanotubes by introducing a type of hydrocarbon molecule called tripropylamine into the channels of labyrinthine crystals known as zeolites, says team member Zikang Tang.