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Armchair nanotube
also called Armchair Nanotubes

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  1. one of the classifications of carbon nanotubes

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  2. Carbon nanotubes at the fundamental level are a single sheet of graphite (sp2 hybridization) that is rolled upon itself and connected at the edge. "Armchair" nanotubes correspond to the configuration with no 'twist' in the rolling

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  3. a carbon nanotube with chiral symmetry

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  4. Thus, if you were to follow one of the bonds and make alternating left and right turns at the intersections, you would eventually come back to your starting position

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  5. In other configurations, following such would cause you to spiral up or down the nanotube following a trajectory more like that of a threaded rod

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  6. One important peculiarity of isolated armchair nanotubes is that they are metallic, meaning that they are good electric conductors

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