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Thermally induced decomposition of single-wall carbon nanotubes adsorbed on H/Si(111)

Lookup NU author(s): Massimo Montalti, Dr Yimin Chao, Sutharsanan Krishnamurthy, Professor Lidija Siller

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Abstract

The thermally induced decomposition of single-wall carbon nanotubes adsorbed on H/Si was discussed. It was found that the carbon nanotubes with relatively high defect density were decomposed under reaction with silicon to form silicon carbide at temperatures (650±10°C). The analysis suggested that the morphology of the resultant silicon carbide islands reflected the morphology of the original nanotubes.


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Author(s): Krishnamurthy S; Montalti M; Siller L; Chao Y; Hunt MRC; Dhanak VR

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Applied Physics Letters

Year: 2002

Volume: 81

Issue: 25

Pages: 4847-4849

ISSN (print): 0003-6951

ISSN (electronic): 1077-3118

Publisher: American Institute of Physics

URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1530747

DOI: 10.1063/1.1530747


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