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Field emission of carbon nanotubes and electroless silver deposition in carbon nanotubes

Field emission of carbon nanotubes and electroless silver deposition in carbon nanotubes

utilizing carbon nanotubes formed in porous aluminum oxide.

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Published by National Library of Canada in Ottawa .
Written in English


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Thesis (M.Sc.) -- University of Toronto, 1999.

SeriesCanadian theses = -- Thèses canadiennes
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microfiche : negative. --
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Open LibraryOL21255710M
ISBN 100612456269
OCLC/WorldCa51582674

for the realization of field-emission devices with CNTs. In §3 we will give an overview of the electron emission properties and in §4 several examples will be given of devices with CNT electron emitters. 2. Realization of field-emission devices from CNTs Carbon nanotubes can be used as electron sources in two different types of set-up. multi-walled carbon nanotubes or even lots of amorphous carbons. Therefore, we need to use the carbon source with low carbon content, which is rather difficult to decom-pose, such as ethanol/ethane and methanol/ methane, at the appropriate feed rate, for the efficient synthesis of single- and double-walled carbon nanotubes. This low-carbon-content.

Background. Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have a high aspect ratio and high electrical conductivity which make them prime candidates for field emission electrodes [1,2].The practical application of a CNT-based field emission device requires both a low turn-on electric field (E to) and a stable output current [].Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) are accepted to have excellent field emission. Carbon nanotube, also called buckytube, nanoscale hollow tubes composed of carbon cylindrical carbon molecules feature high aspect ratios (length-to-diameter values) typically above 10 3, with diameters from about 1 nanometer up to tens of nanometers and lengths up to unique one-dimensional structure and concomitant properties endow carbon nanotubes .

Researchers are developing methods to spin carbon nanotubes together to make low-resistance electrical wires that could transform the electrical power grid, as we discuss in Chapter 5, as well as reduce the power consumed and weight of wiring in such power- and weight-sensitive uses as spacecraft and airplanes. Carbon nanotubes are even emerging in the medical field. Spanish researchers have created a biosensor that can diagnose yeast infections quicker than the current method. When the transistor containing CNTs and antibodies programmed to attack the Candida yeast cells is put in contact with a cell sample, the interaction between the yeast and the.


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Field emission of carbon nanotubes and electroless silver deposition in carbon nanotubes Download PDF EPUB FB2

The field emission behavior of base-model well-aligned carbon nanotubes (Base-CNTs), curled carbon nanotubes (Curled-CNTs), and tip-model well-aligned CNTs (Tip-CNTs) was examined.

The nanotubes were fabricated by means of direct current plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition using different ammonia (NH 3) pre-treatment plasma Cited by: Carbon nanotubes, a novel form of carbon discovered inhave been rapidly con-sidered as one of the most promising electron fleld emitters.

Their potential as emitters due notably to the very good fleld emission stability compared to metalic emmiters in various devices has been amply demonstrated during the last flve years.

The authors report that the field emission of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) is significantly improved by electroplating. The electroplating leads to a decrease of the turn-on electric field from to V/μm and an increase of the emission-current density from to mA/cm2 at an applied electric field of 8 V/μm.

It is found that after 23 days the current Cited by:   The catalytic vapor phase deposition of carbon was reported in andbut it was not until that carbon nanotubes were formed by this process.

Inresearchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) developed a process to grow aligned carbon nanotube arrays of length 18 mm on a FirstNano ET carbon nanotube growth system. We have investigated systematically the effects of various gas adsorbates (H2, N2, O2, and H2O) on the electronic structures and the field emission properties of open edges of single-walled carbon nanotubes by density functional calculations.

All of the molecules, except N2, dissociate and chemisorb on open nanotube edges with large adsorption by: In this study, the growth behavior of carbon nanotubes(CNT) deposited from C 2H 2 by an atmospheric pressure plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition (AP-PECVD) method was investigated.

The deposition was performed at -C using a modified dielectric barrier discharge using He/C 2H 2 with additive gases such as N 2 and NH 3.

The effect of. Majid Montazer, Tina Harifi, in Nanofinishing of Textile Materials, Electroless deposition.

Electroless deposition or plating of metals such as silver, aluminum, copper, nickel, and iron is a uniform coating of metallic layer on the surface of fibers through chemical reduction of metal ions in an aqueous solution and the subsequent deposition of metal.

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have novel properties that make them potentially useful in many applications in nanotechnology, electronics, optics and other fields of materials science.

These characteristics include extraordinary strength, unique electrical properties, and the fact that they are efficient heat conductors. commonly used in current electronics.

Thus, carbon nanotubes could support much denser (i.e. faster) circuits than the present edge of microprocessor technology. Materials and Methods Chemical vapor deposition (CVD) was used to grow carbon nanotubes. The carbon source was methane gas delivered through a flow meter system and a furnace in which the.

Electrophoretic deposition (EPD) has been gaining increasing interest as an economical and versatile processing technique for the production of novel coatings or films of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) on conductive substrates.

The purpose of the paper is to present an up-to-date comprehensive overview of current research progress in the field of EPD of CNTs.

Field emission (FE) is the emission of electrons from a solid surface into vacuum induced by an electrostatic field. Carbon nanotube (CNT) emitters that are too closely packed would cause a screening effect that causes a large decrease in the enhancement factor.

The strength of the atomic bonds in carbon nanotubes allows them to withstand high temperatures. Because of this, carbon nanotubes have been shown to be very good thermal conductors. When compared to copper wires, which are commonly used as thermal conductors, the carbon nanotubes can transmit over 15 times the amount of watts per meter per Kelvin.

Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) have been directly grown over a flexible graphitized carbon fabric by water assisted chemical vapor deposition. Field emission properties are compared with. As can be indicated from the graph, where the bandgap of the carbon nanotubes is smaller for larger carbon nanotube radius.

Also one can evidence that carbon nanotubes have high current capacity. And also they have excellent field emission, where high aspect ratios and small tip radius of the curvature are ideal for the field emission in this case.

Electrochemical deposition of carbon nanotubes from CO 2 in CaCl 2 –NaCl-based melts. Growth of dense CNT on the multilayer graphene film by the microwave plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition technique and their field emission properties.

RSC Advances5 (), DOI: /C5RAH. Composite materials. Because of the carbon nanotube's superior mechanical properties, many structures have been proposed ranging from everyday items like clothes and sports gear to combat jackets and space elevators.

However, the space elevator will require further efforts in refining carbon nanotube technology, as the practical tensile strength of carbon nanotubes.

Keywords: carbon nanotube, field emission arrays. Introduction Since Iijima published his seminal article in Nature identifying multi-walled carbon nanotubes inresearch into the properties and applications of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) has flourished [1].

Inonly four years after carbon nanotubes were introduced to the. TEM Characterization of as-synthesized carbon nanotubes. The CNTs investigated in this work were multi-wall carbon nanotubes fabricated by chemical vapor deposition (CVD) and arc-discharge methods, as described elsewhere, 28, 29 and are used for X-ray sources.

8, 9, 30, 31 Fig. 1 (a) and (b) show low-magnification, aberration-corrected. The carbon deposition activity seems to relate to the cobalt content of the catalyst, whereas the CNTs’ selectivity seems to be a function of the pH in catalyst preparation.

Fullerenes and bundles of single walled nanotubes were also found among the multi walled nanotubes produced on the carbon/zeolite catalyst. physical/chemical deposition on carbon nanotubes with and without surface activation.2a,7 Among them, the electroless deposition is of particular interest because its simplicity could facilitate a large-scale production of the nanotube-nanoparticle hybrids.

General applications of the electroless deposition, however, are limited by. Pure-nickel-coated multiwalled carbon nanotubes MWCNTs have been prepared by electroless deposition. Gluconic acid and hydrazine were respectively used as .The carbon nanotubes (CNTs) formation by catalytic chemical vapor deposition is initiated by precursor decomposition to form a multitude of reactive species.

During large-scale CNT self-assembly, these species vary with residence time leading to a non-uniform CNT growth. This Letter studies the self-assembly, and the reaction pathways leading.Field emission (FE) of electrons from carbon nanotubes (CNTs) has attracted much attention for applications to flat-panel lighting and displays owing to physical stability and excellent electrical properties of CNTs.1–3) Conventional CNT field emitters have been typically fabricated using chemical vapor deposition (CVD).4,5) However, the CVD.