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Title: Measurements of the work function of single-walled carbon nanotubes encapsulated by AgI, AgCl, and CuBr using Kelvin probe technique with different kinds of probes

Abstract

We report the results on the measurements of the work function of single-walled carbon nanotubes encapsulated by Agl (AgI@SWCNT), AgCl (AgCl@SWCNT), and CuBr (CuBr@SWCNT) by the local Kelvin probe technique. We found the values of the work function of tubes encapsulated with AgI and AgCl (Φ(AgI@SWCNT) = 5.08 ± 0.02, Φ(AgCl@SWCNT) = 5.10 ± 0.02 eV) to exceed substantially that of pristine carbon nanotubes, and the value of the work function of carbon nanotubes encapsulated with CuBr is Φ(CuBr@SWCNT) = 4.89 ± 0.03 (eV). The measurements are carried out using different kinds of microscope probes including multi-walled carbon nanotube tips.

Authors:
 [1]; ;  [2]
  1. Russian Academy of Science, Institute of Solid State Physics (Russian Federation)
  2. Moscow State University, Department of Materials Science (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22617222
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics; Journal Volume: 123; Journal Issue: 1; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2016 Pleiades Publishing, Inc.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
46 INSTRUMENTATION RELATED TO NUCLEAR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; CARBON NANOTUBES; COPPER BROMIDES; MICROSCOPES; PROBES; SILVER CHLORIDES; SILVER IODIDES; SIMULATION; WORK FUNCTIONS

Citation Formats

Zhukov, A. A., E-mail: azhukov@issp.ac.ru, Chernysheva, M. V., and Eliseev, A. A. Measurements of the work function of single-walled carbon nanotubes encapsulated by AgI, AgCl, and CuBr using Kelvin probe technique with different kinds of probes. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1134/S106377611607027X.
Zhukov, A. A., E-mail: azhukov@issp.ac.ru, Chernysheva, M. V., & Eliseev, A. A. Measurements of the work function of single-walled carbon nanotubes encapsulated by AgI, AgCl, and CuBr using Kelvin probe technique with different kinds of probes. United States. doi:10.1134/S106377611607027X.
Zhukov, A. A., E-mail: azhukov@issp.ac.ru, Chernysheva, M. V., and Eliseev, A. A. 2016. "Measurements of the work function of single-walled carbon nanotubes encapsulated by AgI, AgCl, and CuBr using Kelvin probe technique with different kinds of probes". United States. doi:10.1134/S106377611607027X.
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title = {Measurements of the work function of single-walled carbon nanotubes encapsulated by AgI, AgCl, and CuBr using Kelvin probe technique with different kinds of probes},
author = {Zhukov, A. A., E-mail: azhukov@issp.ac.ru and Chernysheva, M. V. and Eliseev, A. A.},
abstractNote = {We report the results on the measurements of the work function of single-walled carbon nanotubes encapsulated by Agl (AgI@SWCNT), AgCl (AgCl@SWCNT), and CuBr (CuBr@SWCNT) by the local Kelvin probe technique. We found the values of the work function of tubes encapsulated with AgI and AgCl (Φ(AgI@SWCNT) = 5.08 ± 0.02, Φ(AgCl@SWCNT) = 5.10 ± 0.02 eV) to exceed substantially that of pristine carbon nanotubes, and the value of the work function of carbon nanotubes encapsulated with CuBr is Φ(CuBr@SWCNT) = 4.89 ± 0.03 (eV). The measurements are carried out using different kinds of microscope probes including multi-walled carbon nanotube tips.},
doi = {10.1134/S106377611607027X},
journal = {Journal of Experimental and Theoretical Physics},
number = 1,
volume = 123,
place = {United States},
year = 2016,
month = 7
}
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