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Towards controlled growth of carbon nanotubes from germanium on nanoindented silicon substrates

Capasso, A; Waclawik, E; Bell, John Marcus; Ruffell, Simon; Sgarlata, A; Scarselli, M; De Crescenzi, M; Motta, N

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In the present paper, we report on a metal-catalyst-free synthesis of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) on a pre-patterned Si(001) surface. Arrays of triangular-shaped holes were created by nanoindentation in specific sites of the sample. After germanium deposition and chemical vapor deposition (CVD) of acetylene, a few CNTs nucleated and grew from germanium nanoparticles. This result illustrate how it is possible to control the growth of CNTs without the use of a metal catalyst, by leading the assembly...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/84049
Source: Proceedings of International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICONN 2010)
DOI: 10.1109/ICONN.2010.6045242

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