Synthesis of single-wall carbon nanotubes by catalytic decomposition of hydrocarbons

J. F. Colomer, G. Bister, I. Willems, Z. Kónya, A. Fonseca, G. Van Tendeloo, J. B. Nagy

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Abstract

Individual single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) and bundles can be obtained over different types of supported metal catalysts by decomposition of ethylene, similar to the synthesis of multi-wall carbon nanotubes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1343-1344
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 21 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Colomer, J. F., Bister, G., Willems, I., Kónya, Z., Fonseca, A., Van Tendeloo, G., & Nagy, J. B. (1999). Synthesis of single-wall carbon nanotubes by catalytic decomposition of hydrocarbons. Chemical Communications, (14), 1343-1344. https://doi.org/10.1039/a903142a