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Covers all aspects of fabrication and application of carbon nanotubes
Helps the reader to understand the physics of carbon nanotubes by detailed step-by-step tutorials
Is richly illustrated
This book gives a survey of the physics and fabrication of carbon nanotubes and their applications in optics, electronics, chemistry and biotechnology. It focuses on the structural characterization of various carbon nanotubes, fabrication of vertically or parallel aligned carbon nanotubes on substrates or in composites, physical properties for their alignment, and applications of aligned carbon nanotubes in field emission, optical antennas, light transmission, solar cells, chemical devices, bio-devices, and many others. Major fabrication methods are illustrated in detail, particularly the most widely used PECVD growth technique on which various device integration schemes are based, followed by applications such as electrical interconnects, nanodiodes, optical antennas, and nanocoax solar cells, whereas current limitations and challenges are also be discussed to lay the foundation for future developments.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Alignment of Carbon Nanotubes - Applications of Carbon Nanotubes - Biotechnology Applications Carbon Nanotubes - Carbon Nanotubes Book - Carbon Nanotubes Device - Carbon Nanotubes Tutorial - Fabrication and Growth of Carbon Nanotubes - PECVD Growth Technique - Structure and Properties of Carbon Nanotubes