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al·lo·trope

(al'ō-trōp), Do not confuse this word with allotope.
One of several forms, differing in physical properties, that an element may assume; for example, carbon black, graphite, and diamonds are all allotropes of pure carbon.
[allo- + G. tropos, a turning]

al·lo·trope

(al'ō-trōp)
An element in one of the allotropic forms that it may assume.
[allo- + G. tropos, a turning]
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In Section 3, we will provide an overview of TE materials primarily based on single-material carbon allotropes. In Section 4, we will review TE materials combining one or more carbon allotropes with other materials like polymer into a composite.
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After the discovery of the third allotropic form of carbon fullerene in 1991, Sumio Iijima identified a new structural form of this allotrope, the cylindrical fullerene and named them as carbon nanotubes (CNTs) [1].
Graphene, an allotrope of carbon atoms arranged in one atom thick honey-comb lattice [13], can be introduced as another alternative to lossy metallic layers.
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Fullerenes, a carbon allotrope, also called as "bucky balls" were discovered in 1985 (21).
The carbon is then subject to extremely high pressure and heat -1,700C, a process which compresses it into graphite, a carbon allotrope or a structurally different form of carbon.
This famous passage is not lost on Miller, especially given their shared interest in the censored "soot:" This passage's topic shows where Miller's extension and development from his predecessors is most apparent: "the old stable ego:" As with Lawrence, the stable ego is banished by Miller, and while we may allow for a constant libidinal current, its expression is an allotrope, and hence the allotropic self is subject to radical reorientation.
"Yellow gold was hot, hot, hot." Today, not so much.What's the next hot thing?Diamond is just an allotrope of a common chemical agent, but ever since Emperor Maximilian gave Mary of Burgundy a diamond betrothal ring in 1477, nothing has glittered like the king of gems.
Fullerenes (i.e., Buckminsterfullerene, or "Bucky balls") are nanomaterials that gained attention after the first preparation of [C.sub.60], a novel allotrope of carbon consisting of 60 carbon atoms joined to form a cagelike structure (Kroto et al.
Since that time there has been a tremendous amount of effort poured into the spherical allotrope of carbon.
Tokyo, Japan, Dec 27, 2005 - (JCN) - Toray announced on December 26 that it has developed an innovative technology to improve the durability of photocatalytic coating agents using fullerene, an allotrope of carbon, in collaboration with Riken.