[Source: ERC] While wonder material graphene was first isolated in Manchester in 2004, carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have been actively researched since the 1990s. These cylinders of one or more layers of graphene are already used in nanotechnology, electronics, optics and material science. But many engineering applications are still not possible. The difficulty comes when building larger structures such as wires, as CNTs lose their assets to a great extent.
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