Production and in-situ metal filling of carbon nanotubes in water

Citation
Yl. Hsin et al., Production and in-situ metal filling of carbon nanotubes in water, ADVAN MATER, 13(11), 2001, pp. 830
Citations number
24
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Multidisciplinary,"Material Science & Engineering
Journal title
ADVANCED MATERIALS
ISSN journal
0935-9648 → ACNP
Volume
13
Issue
11
Year of publication
2001
Database
ISI
SICI code
0935-9648(20010605)13:11<830:PAIMFO>2.0.ZU;2-8
Abstract
Growing carbon nanotubes (CNTs) by arcing from graphite electrodes does not demand a noble gas atmosphere: water will do! CO and HZ bubbles generated by reaction of C vapor with water provide a quasi-inert atmosphere in which multiwalled carbon nanotubes grow from the cathode. Using cobalt salt solu tions instead of plain water, the authors obtained CNTs filled with metalli c cobalt and elemental sulfur (see Figure), potentially useful as nanoprobe s for magnetic force microscopy.