Multijunction carbon nanotube network

Jyh Ming Ting, Chi Chih Chang

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Branching structure in carbon nanotubes (CNT) are of great importance in developing CNT-based mechanical or electrical applications. For this purpose, CNTs exhibiting two-dimensional and three-dimensional junctions are being sought. Among them, only two-dimensional branching structures of Y-junction and T-junction CNT have been synthesized. In this letter, we have grown CNT branching webs having two-dimensional H-junction and multiple Y-junctions, and three-dimensional multiple junctions using a thermal chemical vapor deposition method without the use of a template. The result not only shows the possibility of creating three-dimensional complex CNT structures but also provides the nanotechnology community with new base materials for the development of nanoscale mechanical or electrical devices.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)324-325
Number of pages2
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2002 Jan 14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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