Large scale synthesis of single-shell carbon nanotubes

Lin, X.; Wang, X.K.; David, V.P.; Chang, R.P.H.; Ketterson, J.B.
January 1994
Applied Physics Letters;1/10/1994, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p181
Academic Journal
Describes a technique for large scale synthesis of single-shell carbon nanotubes in a direct current arc with an anode of graphite and copper. Correlation of the presence of copper to monolayer buckytube formation; Use of electron energy loss spectroscopy to make electronic structure measurements; Determination of structure energetics by the degree of planarity.


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