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Title: Carbon nanotubes and methods of forming same at low temperature

In one aspect of the invention, a method for growth of carbon nanotubes includes providing a graphitic composite, decorating the graphitic composite with metal nanostructures to form graphene-contained powders, and heating the graphene-contained powders at a target temperature to form the carbon nanotubes in an argon/hydrogen environment that is devoid of a hydrocarbon source. In one embodiment, the target temperature can be as low as about 150.degree. C. (.+-.5.degree. C.).
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1354813
Assignee:
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS GFO
Patent Number(s):
9,637,385
Application Number:
14/531,543
Contract Number:
FG36-06GO86072
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Nov 03
Research Org:
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS, Little Rock, AR (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

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