Applied Physics A

, Volume 68, Issue 4, pp 493–495 | Cite as

Solid-phase production of carbon nanotubes

  • W.K. Hsu
  • Y.Q. Zhu
  • S. Trasobares
  • H. Terrones
  • M. Terrones
  • N. Grobert
  • H. Takikawa
  • J.P. Hare
  • H.W. Kroto
  • D.R.M. Walton
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C3) are heated to 1000–1100 °C for 2–4 hr in an argon flow. Carbon nanotubes are formed when metal powders, e.g. Fe, Co, Y and Ni, are also present.

PACS: 81.20.Ew; 61.55.-x 

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© Springer-Verlag 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • W.K. Hsu
    • 1
  • Y.Q. Zhu
    • 1
  • S. Trasobares
    • 1
  • H. Terrones
    • 2
  • M. Terrones
    • 1
  • N. Grobert
    • 1
  • H. Takikawa
    • 3
  • J.P. Hare
    • 1
  • H.W. Kroto
    • 1
  • D.R.M. Walton
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Chemistry, Physics and Environmental Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, BN1 9QJ, UKUK
  2. 2.Instituto de Física, UNAM, Apartado Postal 20-364, Mexico, D.F.01000, MexicoMX
  3. 3.Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology, Toyohashi, Aichi, 441-8580, JapanJP

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