Carbon Nanotubes Prepared by CVD


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Carbon nanotubes have been prepared by CVD from acetylene-argon gaseous system in tubular flow reactor. Acetylene gas was used as the carbon source needed for carbon nanotube growth. Several types of high porosity foam-like Ni substrate were used as catalyst material at pyrolysis temperatures from 673 to 973 K. Influence of the surface morphology of the foam-like Ni substrates on the carbon nanotubes morphology and growth have been studied.



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J. Dusza, R. Danzer and R. Morrell




Š. Kavecký and P. Šajgalík, "Carbon Nanotubes Prepared by CVD", Key Engineering Materials, Vol. 290, pp. 230-233, 2005

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July 2005




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