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Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Journal: ISRN Nanomaterials
Languages: English
Types: Article
Subjects: TA401-492, Materials of engineering and construction. Mechanics of materials, T, DOAJ:Technology and Engineering, DOAJ:Materials, Electrical engineering. Electronics. Nuclear engineering, TK1-9971, Technology, Article Subject
A facile method is proposed to use a computer controlled Arc discharge gap between graphite electrodes together with an yttria-nickel catalyst to synthesize carbon nanotubes under an Ar-H2 gases mixture atmosphere by applying different DC currents and pressure. This produces carbon nanotubes with decreased diameters and increased length. XRD evidence indicated a shift toward higher crystallinity nanotubes. Yields of the CNTs after purification were also enhanced.
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