Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2004.06.075
Title: The growth of carbon nanotubes at predefined locations using whole nickel nanowires as templates
Authors: Gao, H. 
Lin, J. 
Pan, H. 
Wu, G. 
Feng, Y. 
Issue Date: 1-Aug-2004
Source: Gao, H., Lin, J., Pan, H., Wu, G., Feng, Y. (2004-08-01). The growth of carbon nanotubes at predefined locations using whole nickel nanowires as templates. Chemical Physics Letters 393 (4-6) : 511-516. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2004.06.075
Abstract: In this process carbon nanotubes were prepared by the pyrolysis of a gaseous hydrocarbon in contacting with Ni nanowires, which were typically a few microns long, electrochemically produced from an anodic aluminium oxide template. Under controlled conditions, carbon nanotubes were formed at the location of the Ni-nanowire template. They inherited the shapes of the Ni nanowires, with their inner diameter being same as the outer diameter of the Ni nanowires. A novel growth mechanism which involves the diffusion of Ni atoms and the reshape of Ni nanowires is discussed. © 2004 Elsevier B.V.
Source Title: Chemical Physics Letters
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/98276
ISSN: 00092614
DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2004.06.075
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