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Introduction to Carbon Nanotubes

The chiral indices (n, m) determine the geometry of the resulting nanotube. High symmetry nanotubes result when n=m (armchair nanotube) or m=0 (zigzag nanotube). A chiral nanotube results for general (n,m).