Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home

Condensation of Carbon Vapour in the Microwave Oven

  • Oxana V. Kharissova (a1), Israel Nieto Lopez (a1), Ubaldo Ortiz Méndez (a2), Juan A. Aguilar (a2) and Moisés Hinojosa Rivera (a2)...

Abstract

This work is devoted to microwave heating of graphite for studying the processing of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) by graphite vaporization. We have applied heating by microwaves (MW) (power 800W, frequency 2.45 GHz) in air at 20–90 min. The oven temperature was approximately 1200°C. The condensed material was collected on a fused silica target. After deposition, the morphology of carbon nanotubes was studied by Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), and Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM). The samples were found to contain nanotubes, nanoparticles and fibers (at 1.30–2.80 micrometers to 6–11 micrometers) which appeared to be highly graphitized. It was observed that multi-walled nanotubes (MWNT's) were produced by this method.

Copyright

References

Hide All
1. Iijima, S., Nature, 354 (1991) 56.
2. Choi, W.B., Jin, Y.W., Kim, H.Y., Lee, S.J., Yun, M.J., Kang, J.H., Choi, Y.S., Park, N.S., Lee, N.S., Kim, J.M., Appl. Phys. Lett. 78 (2001)1547.
3. Liu, C., Fan, Y.Y., Liu, M., Cong, H.T., Cheng, H.M., Dresselhaus, M.S., Science 286 (1999) 1127.
4. Kong, J., Franklin, N.R., Zhou, C.W., Chapline, M.G., Peng, S., Cho, K.J., Dai, H.J., Science 287(2000) 622.
5. Bethune, D.S., Kiang, C.H., de Vries, M.S., Gorman, G., Savoy, R., Vazqurz, J., Beyers, R., Nature 363 (1993) 605.
6. Thess, A., Lee, R., Nicolaev, P., Dai, H., Petit, P., Robert, J., Xu, C., Lee, Y.H., Kim, S.G., Rinzler, A.G., Colbert, D.T., Scuseria, G.E., Tomanek, D., Fisher, J.E., Smalley, R.E., Science 273 (1996) 483.
7. Terrones, M., Grobert, N., Zhang, J.P., Terrones, H., Olivares, J., Hsu, W.K., Hare, J.P., Cheetham, A.K., Kroto, H.W., Walton, D.R.M., Chem. Phys. Lett. 285 (1998) 299.
8. Nath, M., Satishkumar, B.C., Govindaraj, A., Vinod, C.P., Rao, C.N.R., Chem. Phys. Lett. 322 (2000) 33.
9. Lee, Jin, Cheol, and Park, , Jeunghee, , School of Electrical Engineering, Kunsan National University, Kunsan, (2000) 573701.
10. Byszewsri, P. and Klusek, Z., Optoelectronics Review, 9 (2001) 203210.
11. Ma, X., Wang, E.G., Appl. Phys. Lett. 78 (2001) 978
12. Sung, S.L., Tsai, S.H., Tseng, C.H., Chaiiang, F.K., Liu, X.W., Shih, H.C., Appl. Phys. Lett. 78 (1999) 197
13. Rakov, E.G., Russ. Chem. Rev. 70(10) (2001) 827863
14. Kharissova, O.V., Ortiz, U., Hinojosa, M., Mat. Res. Soc., 654 (2001) AA.3.14.16.
15. Teooreanu, I.F., Revue Roum. Chim., 40(10) (1995) 965.
16. Ikeda, Tesuya, Kamo, Toshiihiro, Danno, Minoru, Appl. Phys. Lett, 67(7) (1995) 900.
17. Xie, Su-yuan, Huang, Rong-bin, Yu, La-jia, Ding, Jie, and Zheng, Lan-sun, Applied Physics Letters, 75(18) (1999) 27642766.
18. Ivanov, V., Fonseca, A., Nagy, J.B., Lucas, A., Lambin, P., Bernaerts, D. and Zhang, X.B., Carbon, 33(1995) 1727.
19. Zhang, W.D., Thong, J.T.L., Tjiu, W.C., Gan, L.M., Diamond and Related Materials, 11(2002) 16381642.
20. Avetik, R., Pradhan Bhabendra, K, Jiping, Chang, Gugang, Chen, Eklunnd Peter, C, J. Phys. Chem. B, 106(34) |(2002) 86718675

Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed