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Production of vertical arrays of small diameter single-walled carbon nanotubes

United States Patent

August 13, 2013
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A hot filament chemical vapor deposition method has been developed to grow at least one vertical single-walled carbon nanotube (SWNT). In general, various embodiments of the present invention disclose novel processes for growing and/or producing enhanced nanotube carpets with decreased diameters as compared to the prior art.
Hauge; Robert H. (Houston, TX), Xu; Ya-Qiong (Ithaca, NY)
William Marsh Rice University (Houston, TX)
12/ 278,736
February 6, 2007
GRANT INFORMATION This invention was made with U.S. Government support under Grant No. DE-FC36-05GO15073, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy; Grant No. DE-Ac05-000R22725, also awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy; and Grant No. AFRL-F33615-01-D5802, awarded by the U.S. Department of Defense. The Government has certain rights in this invention.