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|Title:||A molecular quantum wire of linear carbon chains encapsulated within single-walled carbon nanotube (Cn@SWNT)|
|Citation:||Lim, S.H., Lin, J., Widjaja, E., Poh, C.K., Luo, Z., Gao, P.Q., Shen, Z., Zhang, Q., Gong, H., Feng, Y. (2011-01-01). A molecular quantum wire of linear carbon chains encapsulated within single-walled carbon nanotube (Cn@SWNT). Journal of Applied Physics 109 (1) : -. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.3517789|
|Abstract:||Pure sp-hybridized linear carbon chains possess unique physical properties of one-dimensional (1D) system. However, linear carbon chains are highly unstable and require to be stabilized within a matrix for direct experimental studies. Here we report a plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition method to encapsulate and stabilize linear carbon chains (Cn) within vertically aligned SWNTs to form a sp-sp2 hybrid system (Cn@SWNT). Intense Raman signals at ∼1760-1860 cm-1 (L bands) indicate the presence of linear carbon chains within SWNTs. Electron transport of C n@SWNT bundle exhibits Luttinger-liquid behavior. © 2011 American Institute of Physics.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Applied Physics|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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