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Description: Chemical vapour deposition (CVD) allows the synthesis of high purity nanotubes of controlled length and diameter. The nanotubes in this specimen were deposited on quartz using ferrocene dissolved in toluene. They are approximately 40 nm in diameter and 60 microns long.
Keywords: alignment • array • carbon • carbon nanotube • chemical vapour deposition • CVD • ferrocene • film • nanotube • order • polymer • quartz
Categories: Science approaches > Microstructure
Processes > Shaping > Deposition
Product Forms > Long > Fibre & filament
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Metallography
Scale > Nano(-materials)
Scale > Micro
Created by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
C Singh, Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, University of Cambridge
Published by: DoITPoMS, University of Cambridge
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Date created: 03 October 2002
Date added: 21 August 2009
Resource ID: 1597