Image Restoration of One-Dimensional HgTe Crystals Formed within Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes


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Restored high resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM) images have been recorded from 1D semiconductor crystals formed within narrow diameter (ca. 1.4 nm) single walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs). Two unique projections were obtained from separate crystal fragments encapsulated within separate nanotubes that has facilitated the reconstruction of the three dimensional arrangement of atoms within the two encapsulated fragments.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 514-516)

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Paula Maria Vilarinho




J. Sloan et al., "Image Restoration of One-Dimensional HgTe Crystals Formed within Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 514-516, pp. 1131-1134, 2006

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May 2006




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