TITLE

Carbon nanotubes terminated with hard magnetic FePt nanomagnets

AUTHOR(S)
Schäffel, F.; Täschner, C.; Rümmeli, M. H.; Neu, V.; Wolff, U.; Queitsch, U.; Pohl, D.; Kaltofen, R.; Leonhardt, A.; Rellinghaus, B.; Büchner, B.; Schultz, L.
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;5/11/2009, Vol. 94 Issue 19, p193107
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The advancement in carbon nanotube (CNT) technology includes significant interest in their functionalization to modify their chemical and physical properties. In particular, the selective functionalization of the CNT ends opens exciting opportunities to design nanoscale architectures and networks. The realization of hard-magnetically terminated CNT via plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition from Fe–Pt thin films is reported. Although FePt is rarely used as a catalyst for CNT synthesis the said binary catalyst affords attractive hard magnetic properties when present in the chemically ordered L10 phase.
ACCESSION #
39785823

 

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