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Homework Help: Help with Chemistry

  1. Sep 30, 2007 #1
    Help with Chemistry : nanotubes

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A single nanotube grown into a very thin wire has a much greater strength than steel. Why is it so strong?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I have no idea :( Ive been ill all week and had this posted to me :(
    Last edited: Sep 30, 2007
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  3. Oct 1, 2007 #2


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    What type of bonds hold steel together? What type of bonds hold nanotubes together?
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