Satishkumar, B. C. and Thomas, P. John and Govindaraj, A and Rao, C. N. R. (2000) Y-junction carbon nanotubes. Applied Physics Letters, 77 . p. 2530.
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Carbon nanotubes with junctions are considered to be of potential value in nanoelectronics. A simple pyrolysis procedure for producing Y-junction carbon nanotubes is described. The method involves the pyrolysis of the organometallic precursor, nickelocene, along with thiophene at 1273 K. Tunneling conductance measurements showed that at the Y junction, the I-V characteristics are asymmetric with respect to zero bias as in a junction diode.
|Subjects:||Material Science > Nanochemistry|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics|
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
|Deposited On:||03 Apr 2009 05:29|
|Last Modified:||03 Apr 2009 12:23|
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