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|Title:||The growth of carbon nanotubes at predefined locations using whole nickel nanowires as templates|
|Authors:||Gao, H. |
|Citation:||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|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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