Thermally Agitated Self Assembled Carbon Nanotubes and the Scenario of Extrinsic Defects


Employing the arc discharge method we prepared carbon nanotubes, CNTs, in open air deionized water. Their morphology was studied varying the annealing temperature and characterizing by Raman Spectroscopy, Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), X-Ray Diffractogram (XRD) and Energy Dispersion X-Ray (EDX). According to the study, the CNTs are found self-assembled where the graphene sheets and/or defects are observed sort out themselves with enhancement of temperature.

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Amente, C. and Dharamvir, K. (2015) Thermally Agitated Self Assembled Carbon Nanotubes and the Scenario of Extrinsic Defects. World Journal of Nano Science and Engineering, 5, 17-25. doi: 10.4236/wjnse.2015.51003.

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