Optimizing a Laser Process for Making Carbon Nanotubes
Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, Texas
Thursday, April 01 2010
Trends in process parameters for optimization and scale-up have been identified.
A systematic experimental study has been performed to determine the effects of each of the operating conditions in a double-pulse laser ablation process that is used to produce single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs). The comprehensive data compiled in this study have been analyzed to recommend conditions for optimizing the process and scaling up the process for mass production.
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