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They also found that sites of higher curvature have higher binding energies (∼155 kJ · mol−1 for atomic hydrogen. They also presented some preliminary experimental evidence that nanotubes can preferentially react at strained sites. The ﬁnding that the reactivity of carbon nanotubes is modiﬁable by physical distortion of the tube structure makes carbon nanotubes quite different from planar graphitic materials where increased reactivity occurs only at defect sites. No chemical adsorption was observed in studies using statistical mechanic methods on systems with molecular hydrogen at ambient energy levels.