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Y-junction carbon nanotubes

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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Abstract

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.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Material Science > Nanochemistry
Divisions:Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
ID Code:4125
Deposited By:JNCASR
Deposited On:03 Apr 2009 05:29
Last Modified:03 Apr 2009 12:23

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