Classification of Carbon Nanotubes

  • Md Saquib HasnainEmail author
  • Amit Kumar Nayak
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Based on the structure of the wall, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are of following two types (Balasubramanian and Burghard, Small 1:180–192, 2005; Foldvari and Bagonluri, Nanomed: Nanotechnol Biol Med 4:173–182, 2008a, b). These are Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) and Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWNTs).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PharmacyShri Venkateshwara UniversityAmrohaIndia
  2. 2.Department of PharmaceuticsSeemanta Institute of Pharmaceutical ScienceMayurbhanjIndia

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