Nonlinear transmission properties of nanostructures with single-wall carbon nanotubes and conductive polymers

Han, H.; Chen, J.; Diamant, Y.; Etienne, M.; Walser, A.; Dorsinville, R.; Grebel, H.
January 2005
Applied Physics Letters;1/31/2005, Vol. 86 Issue 5, p053113
Academic Journal
Using the concept of self-assembly, we formed orderly structured nanocomposites based on single-wall carbon nanotubes, which were electrochemically wrapped with conductive polymers. We report on the nonlinear optical transmission characteristics of such materials.


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