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A novel technique for forming self-assembled nanotube structures

Jayasinghe, SN; (2006) A novel technique for forming self-assembled nanotube structures. FULLER NANOTUB CAR N , 14 (1) 67 - 81. 10.1080/15363830500538524.

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Abstract

A suspension containing multi-wall, hollow structured carbon nanotubes were suspended in polyethylene glycol and electrosprayed. The results present an operational map identifying a parametric window in which stable cone-jet mode exists. At an electric field strength of similar to 0.26 kV/mm and corresponding flow rate of similar to 1x10(-8) m(3) s(-1) the finest droplets were generated. These droplets once deposited were analysed using optical and transmission electron microscopy and are compared with those deposits created through a control method. The electrosprayed deposits were further examined using electron diffraction and dispersive X-ray spectroscopy that forms the discussion in this article.

Type:Article
Title:A novel technique for forming self-assembled nanotube structures
DOI:10.1080/15363830500538524
Keywords:nanotubes, electrospraying, nanofabrication, self-assemblies, nanostructures, CONE-JET MODE, CARBON NANOTUBES, ELECTROSTATIC ATOMIZATION, INK-JET, ELECTROHYDRODYNAMIC ATOMIZATION, SCALING LAWS, MU-M, GROWTH, LIQUIDS, NANOPARTICLES
UCL classification:UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Mechanical Engineering

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