Synthesis of single-walled carbon nanotubes by aerosol method


Two aerosol synthesis methods of carbon nanotubes are considered. The possibility of separation of individual single-walled nanotubes from the bundle in the gas phase and control of their parameters with the help of etching agents is shown. The advantage of the aerosol synthesis methods of nanotubes both for variation of parameters of carbon nanotubes (diameter and morphology) and for their subsequent use in hightech areas (electronics, optics, electrochemistry) is discussed.

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Original Russian Text © A.G. Nasibulin, S.D. Shandakov, M.Y. Timmermans, O.V. Tolochko, E.I. Kauppinen, 2011, published in Voprosy Materialovedeniya, 2010, No. 3, pp. 95–104.

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Nasibulin, A.G., Shandakov, S.D., Timmermans, M.Y. et al. Synthesis of single-walled carbon nanotubes by aerosol method. Inorg. Mater. Appl. Res. 2, 589–595 (2011).

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  • carbon nanotubes
  • methods of synthesis