TITLE

Geckolike high shear strength by carbon nanotube fiber adhesives

AUTHOR(S)
Maeno, Y.; Nakayama, Y.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/5/2009, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p012103
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Carbon nanotube adhesives can adhere strongly to surfaces as a gecko does. The number of carbon nanotube layers is an important determinant of the contact area for adhesion. Balancing the catalyst ratio and buffer layer used for chemical vapor deposition processing controls the number of carbon nanotube layers and their distribution. The features of carbon nanotubes determine the shear strength of adhesion. Carbon nanotubes with a broad distribution of layers exhibit enhanced shear strength with equivalent adhesive capability to that of a natural Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)
ACCESSION #
36178230

 

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