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Low Temperature Growth of Carbon Nanotubes – A Review

Ahmad, Muhammad and Silva, S. Ravi P. (2020) Low Temperature Growth of Carbon Nanotubes – A Review Carbon, 158. pp. 24-44.

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Abstract

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have gained much interest from academia and industry due to their unique properties that include high electrical and thermal conductivity, high mechanical strength, high aspect ratio, high surface area and chemical resistance. Although composite structures containing CNTs are probably the most commercially advanced applications in the market, the area that holds most promise is in electronic applications. Low temperature CVD growth of high quality CNTs can be utilized in many applications particularly next generation IoTs, wearable electronic devices, TSVs, interconnects, and sensors. CNT growth temperature generally reported in literature ranges from 600 – 1000oC, which is not suitable for temperature sensitive substrates. However, there is ongoing research to achieve CNT growth at low temperatures, with a number reporting the growth below 550oC. In this review, we examine and discuss various techniques and approaches adopted to achieve growth of carbon nanotubes at low temperatures and its effect on various parameters of CNTs.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences > Physics
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Ahmad, Muhammadmuhammad.ahmad@surrey.ac.uk
Silva, S. Ravi P.S.Silva@surrey.ac.uk
Date : March 2020
Funders : Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)
DOI : 10.1016/j.carbon.2019.11.061
Copyright Disclaimer : © 2019. This manuscript version is made available under the CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 license http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Depositing User : Clive Harris
Date Deposited : 27 Nov 2019 12:43
Last Modified : 19 Dec 2019 11:27
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/853205

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