TITLE

Carbon nanotube networks by chemical vapor deposition

AUTHOR(S)
Cassell, Alan M.; McCool, Geoff C.; Ng, Hou Tee; Koehne, Jessica E.; Chen, Bin; Li, Jun; Han, Jie; Meyyappan, M.
PUB. DATE
February 2003
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;2/3/2003, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p817
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We have demonstrated assembly of two- and three-dimensional networks of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) using a microsphere assembly approach. The catalyst microcapsules are made from the solution based impregnation of uniform diameter, porous polystyrene microspheres. Chemical vapor deposition on the microcapsule arrays produces highly interconnected SWNT networks. Varying the microsphere diameter and catalyst solution composition allows varying the pattern spacing, catalyst yield, and network interconnectivity.
ACCESSION #
8989162

 

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