TITLE

Growth of well-aligned carbon nanotube arrays on silicon substrates using porous alumina film as a nanotemplate

AUTHOR(S)
Hu, Wenchong; Gong, Dawei; Chen, Zhi; Yuan, Liming; Saito, Kozo; Grimes, Craig A.; Kichambare, Padmakar
PUB. DATE
November 2001
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;11/5/2001, Vol. 79 Issue 19, p3083
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Aligned, open-tipped carbon nanotube arrays of high density and uniformity were synthesized via a flame method on silicon substrates using a nanoporous template of anodized aluminum oxide from which the nanotubes were grown. The diameter and length of the nanotubes are controlled by the geometry of the aluminum oxide template. These results show the feasibility of integration between carbon nanotube arrays and silicon microelectronics. © 2001 American Institute of Physics.
ACCESSION #
5439397

 

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