allotrope

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a structurally different form of an element

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As carbon descends through the atmosphere, amorphous carbon becomes graphite which then is converted into diamond, creating various strata of carbon allotropes (diamond)," the authors of the study (http://aas.
CNT, allotropes of carbon with a cylindrical nanostructure, were used as the nanofiller in this study.
Nitrogen is the most abundant constituent in air and it is inert diatomic gas while graphite is the most thermodynamically stable form of carbon allotropes," said Prof.
The mineral graphite is one of the allotropes of carbon and crystalline "flake" graphite is one of its principal types with plate-like structure.
The late 20th century witnessed creation of several synthetic carbon allotropes that differ from naturally occurring forms of carbon.
They are composed of carbon allotropes - varied arrangements of carbon atoms, exhibiting unique properties of strength and electrical conductivity.
On October 31, 2008, EPA issued a notice stating that it "generally considers CNT's (carbon nanotubes) to be chemical substances distinct from graphite or other allotropes of carbon listed on the TSCA inventory.
Following this, each entry lists allotropes, re-borrowings, and calques in Syriac and then the Iranian words that are related to the Syriac word.
Diamonds and graphite are allotropes of carbon, meaning they are made of the same stuff but with their atoms bonded together in different arrangements that give the allotropes different properties.