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Title: Carbon Nanotubes and Related Nanomaterials: Critical Advances and Challenges for Synthesis toward Mainstream Commercial Applications

Abstract

Advances in the synthesis and scalable manufacturing of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) remain critical to realizing many important commercial applications. Here we review recent breakthroughs in the synthesis of SWCNTs and highlight key ongoing research areas and challenges. A few key applications that capitalize on the properties of SWCNTs are also reviewed with respect to the recent synthesis breakthroughs and ways in which synthesis science can enable advances in these applications. While the primary focus of this review is on the science framework of SWCNT growth, we draw connections to mechanisms underlying the synthesis of other 1D and 2D materials such as boron nitride nanotubes and graphene.

Authors:
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  1. Air Force Research Lab., Dayton, OH (United States); UES Inc., Dayton, OH (United States)
  2. Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN (United States)
  3. Univ. of Manchester, Manchester (United Kingdom); Univ. of Manchester at Harwell, Oxfordshire (United Kingdom). Diamond Light Source
  4. Univ. of Cambridge, Cambridge (United Kingdom)
  5. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
  6. Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA (United States)
  7. Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA (United States)
  8. Kansas State Univ., Manhattan, KS (United States)
  9. Yale Univ., New Haven, CT (United States)
  10. Rice Univ., Houston, TX (United States)
  11. Texas A & M Univ., College Station, TX (United States)
  12. Aix-Marseille Univ., and CNRS, Marseille (France)
  13. National Inst. of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba (Japan)
  14. Waseda Univ., Shinjuku (Japan)
  15. National Research Council, Ottawa, ON (Canada). Security and Disruptive Technologies Research Centre
  16. Aalto Univ., Otaniemi (Finland)
  17. Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (United States)
  18. Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA (United States)
  19. Tsinghua Univ., Shenzhen (China); ; Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shenyang (China)
  20. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  21. Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (United States)
  22. Peking Univ., Beijing (China)
  23. Tsinghua Univ., Beijing (China)
  24. Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States)
  25. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  26. Air Force Research Lab., Dayton, OH (United States)
  27. Univ. of Tokyo, Tokyo (Japan)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
OSTI Identifier:
1506791
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
ACS Nano
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 12; Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 1936-0851
Publisher:
American Chemical Society (ACS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; 2D materials; boron nitride nanotubes; carbon nanotubes; chirality control; CVD; graphene; helicity; synthesis

Citation Formats

Rao, Rahul, Pint, Cary L., Islam, Ahmad E., Weatherup, Robert S., Hofmann, Stephan, Meshot, Eric R., Wu, Fanqi, Zhou, Chongwu, Dee, Nicholas, Amama, Placidus B., Carpena-Nuñez, Jennifer, Shi, Wenbo, Plata, Desiree L., Penev, Evgeni S., Yakobson, Boris I., Balbuena, Perla B., Bichara, Christophe, Futaba, Don N., Noda, Suguru, Shin, Homin, Kim, Keun Su, Simard, Benoit, Mirri, Francesca, Pasquali, Matteo, Fornasiero, Francesco, Kauppinen, Esko I., Arnold, Michael, Cola, Baratunde A., Nikolaev, Pavel, Arepalli, Sivaram, Cheng, Hui-Ming, Zakharov, Dmitri N., Stach, Eric A., Zhang, Jin, Wei, Fei, Terrones, Mauricio, Geohegan, David B., Maruyama, Benji, Maruyama, Shigeo, Li, Yan, Adams, W. Wade, and Hart, A. John. Carbon Nanotubes and Related Nanomaterials: Critical Advances and Challenges for Synthesis toward Mainstream Commercial Applications. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1021/acsnano.8b06511.
Rao, Rahul, Pint, Cary L., Islam, Ahmad E., Weatherup, Robert S., Hofmann, Stephan, Meshot, Eric R., Wu, Fanqi, Zhou, Chongwu, Dee, Nicholas, Amama, Placidus B., Carpena-Nuñez, Jennifer, Shi, Wenbo, Plata, Desiree L., Penev, Evgeni S., Yakobson, Boris I., Balbuena, Perla B., Bichara, Christophe, Futaba, Don N., Noda, Suguru, Shin, Homin, Kim, Keun Su, Simard, Benoit, Mirri, Francesca, Pasquali, Matteo, Fornasiero, Francesco, Kauppinen, Esko I., Arnold, Michael, Cola, Baratunde A., Nikolaev, Pavel, Arepalli, Sivaram, Cheng, Hui-Ming, Zakharov, Dmitri N., Stach, Eric A., Zhang, Jin, Wei, Fei, Terrones, Mauricio, Geohegan, David B., Maruyama, Benji, Maruyama, Shigeo, Li, Yan, Adams, W. Wade, & Hart, A. John. Carbon Nanotubes and Related Nanomaterials: Critical Advances and Challenges for Synthesis toward Mainstream Commercial Applications. United States. doi:10.1021/acsnano.8b06511.
Rao, Rahul, Pint, Cary L., Islam, Ahmad E., Weatherup, Robert S., Hofmann, Stephan, Meshot, Eric R., Wu, Fanqi, Zhou, Chongwu, Dee, Nicholas, Amama, Placidus B., Carpena-Nuñez, Jennifer, Shi, Wenbo, Plata, Desiree L., Penev, Evgeni S., Yakobson, Boris I., Balbuena, Perla B., Bichara, Christophe, Futaba, Don N., Noda, Suguru, Shin, Homin, Kim, Keun Su, Simard, Benoit, Mirri, Francesca, Pasquali, Matteo, Fornasiero, Francesco, Kauppinen, Esko I., Arnold, Michael, Cola, Baratunde A., Nikolaev, Pavel, Arepalli, Sivaram, Cheng, Hui-Ming, Zakharov, Dmitri N., Stach, Eric A., Zhang, Jin, Wei, Fei, Terrones, Mauricio, Geohegan, David B., Maruyama, Benji, Maruyama, Shigeo, Li, Yan, Adams, W. Wade, and Hart, A. John. Wed . "Carbon Nanotubes and Related Nanomaterials: Critical Advances and Challenges for Synthesis toward Mainstream Commercial Applications". United States. doi:10.1021/acsnano.8b06511. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1506791.
@article{osti_1506791,
title = {Carbon Nanotubes and Related Nanomaterials: Critical Advances and Challenges for Synthesis toward Mainstream Commercial Applications},
author = {Rao, Rahul and Pint, Cary L. and Islam, Ahmad E. and Weatherup, Robert S. and Hofmann, Stephan and Meshot, Eric R. and Wu, Fanqi and Zhou, Chongwu and Dee, Nicholas and Amama, Placidus B. and Carpena-Nuñez, Jennifer and Shi, Wenbo and Plata, Desiree L. and Penev, Evgeni S. and Yakobson, Boris I. and Balbuena, Perla B. and Bichara, Christophe and Futaba, Don N. and Noda, Suguru and Shin, Homin and Kim, Keun Su and Simard, Benoit and Mirri, Francesca and Pasquali, Matteo and Fornasiero, Francesco and Kauppinen, Esko I. and Arnold, Michael and Cola, Baratunde A. and Nikolaev, Pavel and Arepalli, Sivaram and Cheng, Hui-Ming and Zakharov, Dmitri N. and Stach, Eric A. and Zhang, Jin and Wei, Fei and Terrones, Mauricio and Geohegan, David B. and Maruyama, Benji and Maruyama, Shigeo and Li, Yan and Adams, W. Wade and Hart, A. John},
abstractNote = {Advances in the synthesis and scalable manufacturing of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) remain critical to realizing many important commercial applications. Here we review recent breakthroughs in the synthesis of SWCNTs and highlight key ongoing research areas and challenges. A few key applications that capitalize on the properties of SWCNTs are also reviewed with respect to the recent synthesis breakthroughs and ways in which synthesis science can enable advances in these applications. While the primary focus of this review is on the science framework of SWCNT growth, we draw connections to mechanisms underlying the synthesis of other 1D and 2D materials such as boron nitride nanotubes and graphene.},
doi = {10.1021/acsnano.8b06511},
journal = {ACS Nano},
issn = {1936-0851},
number = 12,
volume = 12,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {12}
}

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