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Title: Single-walled nanotubes by the pyrolysis of acetylene-organometallic mixtures
Authors: Satishkumar, B C
Govindaraj, A
Sen, Rahul
Rao, C N R
Keywords: Carbon Nanotubes
Growth
Arc
Issue Date: 21-Aug-1998
Publisher: Elsevier Science BV
Citation: Chemical Physics Letters 293(1-2), 47–52 (1998)
Abstract: Gas-phase pyrolysis of acetylene along with a metallocene or with a binary mixture of metallocenes in flowing Ar or Ar + H2 at 1100°C yields single-walled carbon nanotubes. Pyrolysis of Fe(CO)5-acetylene mixtures in Ar at 1100°C also gives single-walled nanotubes. The diameter of the nanotubes is generally around 1 nm, showing thereby that on pyrolysis under the dilute conditions employed, the organometallic precursors give rise to very fine metal particles essential for the formation of such nanotubes.
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10572/1090
Other Identifiers: 0009-2614
Appears in Collections:Research Papers (Prof. C.N.R. Rao)

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