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Title: Carbon nanotube diameter selection by pretreatment of metal catalysts on surfaces

Abstract

A new and useful nanotube growth substrate conditioning processes is herein disclosed that allows the growth of vertical arrays of carbon nanotubes where the average diameter of the nanotubes can be selected and/or controlled as compared to the prior art.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [3];  [1]
  1. Houston, TX
  2. South Charleston, WV
  3. Cypress, TX
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
William Marsh Rice University (Houston, TX)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1036110
Patent Number(s):
8124503
Application Number:
12/281,611
Assignee:
William Marsh Rice University (Houston, TX)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C01 - INORGANIC CHEMISTRY C01B - NON-METALLIC ELEMENTS
B - PERFORMING OPERATIONS B82 - NANOTECHNOLOGY B82Y - SPECIFIC USES OR APPLICATIONS OF NANOSTRUCTURES
DOE Contract Number:  
FC36-05GO15073
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Hauge, Robert H, Xu, Ya-Qiong, Shan, Hongwei, Nicholas, Nolan Walker, Kim, Myung Jong, Schmidt, Howard K, and Kittrell, W Carter. Carbon nanotube diameter selection by pretreatment of metal catalysts on surfaces. United States: N. p., 2012. Web.
Hauge, Robert H, Xu, Ya-Qiong, Shan, Hongwei, Nicholas, Nolan Walker, Kim, Myung Jong, Schmidt, Howard K, & Kittrell, W Carter. Carbon nanotube diameter selection by pretreatment of metal catalysts on surfaces. United States.
Hauge, Robert H, Xu, Ya-Qiong, Shan, Hongwei, Nicholas, Nolan Walker, Kim, Myung Jong, Schmidt, Howard K, and Kittrell, W Carter. Tue . "Carbon nanotube diameter selection by pretreatment of metal catalysts on surfaces". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1036110.
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