Growth and field electron emission of vertically aligned multiwalled carbon nanotubes

Cheol Jin Lee, Jeunghee Park, Seung Youl Kang, Jin H. Lee

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Vertically well-aligned carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are grown on a Ni deposited silicon oxide substrate at 950°C by thermal chemical vapor deposition using C2H2. The uniformly grown CNTs with a diameter of about 60 nm have unique beak-like tips without any encapsulated Ni particles inside and exhibit high field emission current density, e.g. 2.9 mA/cm2 at 3.7 V/μm, following a Fowler-Nordheim behavior.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-180
Number of pages6
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 2000 Aug 11
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Spectroscopy
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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