Li, Qingwen and Zhang, Xiefei and DePaula, Raymond F. and Zheng, Lianxi and Zhao, Yonghao and Stan, Liliana and Holesinger, Terry G. and Arendt, Paul N. and Peterson, Dean E. and Zhu, Yuntian T. (2006) Sustained growth of ultralong carbon nanotube arrays for fiber spinning. ADVANCED MATERIALS, 18 (23). 3160+.
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Arrays of well-aligned, ca 4.7 mm long carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are grown in a simple, safe, and cost-effective manner using an efficient Al2O3/Fe catalyst prepared by an ion-beam assisted deposition technique (see figure). Importantly, the as-synthesized CNT arrays with lengths ranging from 500 mu m to 1.5 mm are conducive to spinning, and CNT fibers spun from such long CNT arrays show remarkably improved tensile strength.
|Subjects:||Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools|
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
|Deposited By:||Anuj Seth|
|Deposited On:||13 Jan 2009 13:28|
|Last Modified:||13 Jan 2009 13:28|
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