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Boron nitride nanotubes


Boron Nitride Nanotubes

Nextgen Advanced Materials is committed to providing high quality hexagonal boron nitride (h-BN). It is is a layered material with a graphite-like structure in which planar networks of BN hexagons are regularly stacked. As the structural analogue of a carbon nanotube (CNT), it has been recognized as one of the most intriguing non-carbon nanotubes. Compared with metallic or semiconducting CNTs, a BNNT is an electrical insulator with a band gap of ca. 5 eV, basically independent of tube geometry. More important, BNNT features a high chemical stability, excellent mechanical properties, and high thermal conductivity. These advantages are likely applicable to a graphene analogue-a monatomic layer of a hexagonal BN. Such unique properties make BN nanotubes and nanosheets a promising nanomaterial in a variety of potential fields such as optoelectronic nanodevices, functional composites, hydrogen accumulators, electrically insulating substrates perfectly matching the CNT, and graphene lattices. Nextgen Advanced Materials provides profound H-BN products, including the latest achievements in the synthesis, structural analyses, and property evaluations for various institutions.