Growth of highly-quality single-wall carbon nanotubes without amorphous carbon formation

R. G. Lacerda, A. S. Teh, M. H. Yang, K. B.K. Teo, N. L. Rupesinghe, S. H. Dalal, K. K.K. Koziol, D. Roy, G. A.J. Amaratunga, W. I. Milne, M. Chhowalla, D. G. Hasko, F. Wyczisk, P. Legagneux

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Abstract

A simple way to deposit single-wall carbon nanotubes by CVD without the co-deposition of unwanted a-C was demonstrated. It was found that the catalytic deposition of SWCNTs occurs at a substantial rate compared to the self-pyrolysis of the hydrocarbon gas used.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)269-271
Number of pages3
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Volume84
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 12 2004

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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    Lacerda, R. G., Teh, A. S., Yang, M. H., Teo, K. B. K., Rupesinghe, N. L., Dalal, S. H., Koziol, K. K. K., Roy, D., Amaratunga, G. A. J., Milne, W. I., Chhowalla, M., Hasko, D. G., Wyczisk, F., & Legagneux, P. (2004). Growth of highly-quality single-wall carbon nanotubes without amorphous carbon formation. Applied Physics Letters, 84(2), 269-271. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.1639509