TITLE

Formation of metal nanowires on suspended single-walled carbon nanotubes

AUTHOR(S)
Zhang, Y.; Dai, Hongjie; Hngjie Dai
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;11/6/2000, Vol. 77 Issue 19
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Suspended single-wall carbon nanotubes are used as substrates for deposition of various metals by evaporation. Deposition of many types of metals normally forms discrete particles on nanotubes due to a weak interaction between the metals and nanotubes. However, continuous nanowires of virtually any metal are obtained by using titanium, a metal with strong interaction with carbon, as a buffer layer on nanotubes. The metal nanowires can be ≤10 nm wide with continuous length up to tens of microns. © 2000 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
4413247

 

Related Articles

  • Structure and orientation of epitaxial titanium silicide nanowires determined by electron microdiffraction. Stevens, M.; He, Zhian; Smith, David J.; Bennett, P. A. // Journal of Applied Physics;5/1/2003, Vol. 93 Issue 9, p5670 

    The crystal structure and epitaxial orientation of self-assembled titanium silicide nanowires (NWs) on Si (111) is determined using transmission electron microdiffraction. The NWs are formed by deposition of ∼1 monolayer Ti on Si(111) at ∼850 °C. Type 1 NWs are oriented with long...

  • Preparation and characterization of titania based nanowires. Václav Štengl; Snejana Bakardjieva; Natalie Murafa; Eva Večerníková; Jan Šubrt; Vladimír Balek // Journal of Nanoparticle Research;Jun2007, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p455 

    Abstract  A new method for preparation of titania nanowires with diameter around 10 nm and length up to 2–3 μm is described. The precursor was prepared from sodium titanate by adding ethylene glycole (EG) and heating at temperature of 198C for 6 h under reflux. The...

  • Thermal stability of Ti-catalyzed Si nanowires. Kamins, T. I.; Li, X.; Williams, R. Stanley // Applied Physics Letters;1/13/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 2, p263 

    The stability of long, narrow Si nanowires grown by catalytic decomposition of a Si-containing gas during annealing was investigated because their use in devices will depend on their stability during subsequent processing. The nanowires can be annealed without visible change well above 900 °C...

  • Transport limitations and Schottky barrier height in titanium silicide nanowires grown on the Si(111) surface. Soubiron, T.; Stiufiuc, R.; Patout, L.; Deresmes, D.; Grandidier, B.; Stiévenard, D.; Köble, J.; Maier, M. // Applied Physics Letters;3/5/2007, Vol. 90 Issue 10, p102112 

    The authors have performed electrical measurements at variable temperatures on self-assembled titanium silicide nanowires (NWs) grown on a Si(111) surface. The authors find a metallic I(V) characteristic for the NWs at a temperature of 77 K, whereas scanning tunneling spectroscopic measurements...

  • Ti/Al Ohmic Contacts to n-Type GaN Nanowires. Gangfeng Ye; Shi, Kelvin; Burke, Robert; Redwing, Joan M.; Mohney, Suzanne E. // Journal of Nanomaterials;2011, p1 

    Titanium/aluminum ohmic contacts to tapered n-type GaN nanowires with triangular cross-sections were studied. To extract the specific contact resistance, the commonly used transmission line model was adapted to the particular nanowire geometry. The most Al-rich composition of the contact...

  • Microstructure Evolution of Hybrid TiO2 Nanowire-nanotube Structure Fabricated by Anodization. Yun Li; Nan-nan Wang; Hai-feng Cheng; Yong-jiang Zhou; Ting-ting Li // Materials Science Forum;2016, Vol. 852, p428 

    Hybrid TiO2 nanowire-nanotube structure was synthesized by a facile anodization on Ti substrate. To study the origin and evolution of TiO2 nanotubes, the morphology of TiO2 nanotubes was investigated. It was found that nanotubes corrode gradually into nanowires, and the critical time was about...

  • Paper with a difference!  // LC-GC Europe;Nov2006, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p630 

    The article presents long nanowires out of titanium dioxide for manufacturing tough paper-like matter and apparatus. Such nanowire assemblies are chemically inert, remains robust and can be folded, bent, cut or used as a filter. The fibrous nanomaterial resembles regular paper and had undergone...

  • Titania from nanoclusters to nanowires and nanoforks. Wang, G.; Li, G. // European Physical Journal D -- Atoms, Molecules, Clusters & Opti;Jun2003, Vol. 24 Issue 1-3, p355 

    A novel method - inverse microemulsion has been developed not only for synthesizing low cost TiO2 nanoclusters but also for the first time preparing titania nanowires and nanoforks with rutile structure of single crystal. With two microemulsion systems, spherical TiO2 nanoclusters of 5 nm in...

  • Nanowire Ceramic Coating Boosts Titanium Implants. Smock, Doug // Design News;10/22/2007, Vol. 62 Issue 15, p50 

    The article reports that nanowire ceramics has the potential to enhance the life of titanium implants, according to study of researchers from the University of Arkansas. Commercialization of the technology is planned through coating of biocompatible titanium with ceramic nanowire material. It is...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics