Carbon Nanotubes and Their Applications by Qing Zhang

By Qing Zhang

This booklet overviews the present prestige of analysis and improvement actions of CNTs in nanodevices, nanomaterials, or nanofabrication. This publication offers 15 cutting-edge evaluation articles that disguise CNT synthesis applied sciences for growing to be hugely oriented CNTs, chirality-pure CNTs and CNTs at a wide throughput and occasional price, CNT meeting thoughts, CNT sorting and separation procedures, CNT functionalization engineering for extra functionalities, CNT basic houses and their practical/potential electric, digital, optical, mechanical, chemical and organic applications.

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Collector. 9. Filter. 10. Outlet. (B) Optical images showing a human hair and two strands of SWCNT. 5 mm (white arrow indicates thinner ropes). The inset shows one straightened SWCNT strand and another tied in a knot. , 2002] Chemical Vapor Deposition Li et al. 8). Carbon nanotube fibers were continuously drawn from the furnace by a rotating spindle and there is no length limitation for the spun CNT fiber. 25 ml/min from the top of the CVD furnace and H2 carrier gas flowed at 400 to 1200 ml/min at temperatures of 1050–1200°C.

2009]. 7 (a) Schematic of a floating catalyst chemical vapor deposition method used for the direct synthesis of long single-walled carbon nanotube strands. 1. Ceramic reaction chamber. 2. Electric furnace heating up to 1200°C. 3. Evaporator located at the upper part of the reactor. 4. Gas inlets. 5. Liquid (n-hexane + thiophene + ferrocene) inlet. 6. Liquid source vessel. 7. Liquid micropump. 8. Collector. 9. Filter. 10. Outlet. (B) Optical images showing a human hair and two strands of SWCNT.

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