Carbon Nanotubes and Related Nanomaterials: Critical Advances and Challenges for Synthesis toward Mainstream Commercial Applications

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A1 Alkuperäisartikkeli tieteellisessä aikakauslehdessä
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2018
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en
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11756-11784
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ACS Nano, Volume 12, issue 12
Abstract
Advances in the synthesis and scalable manufacturing of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) remain critical to realizing many important commercial applications. Here we review recent breakthroughs in the synthesis of SWCNTs and highlight key ongoing research areas and challenges. A few key applications that capitalize on the properties of SWCNTs are also reviewed with respect to the recent synthesis breakthroughs and ways in which synthesis science can enable advances in these applications. While the primary focus of this review is on the science framework of SWCNT growth, we draw connections to mechanisms underlying the synthesis of other 1D and 2D materials such as boron nitride nanotubes and graphene.
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2D materials, boron nitride nanotubes, carbon nanotubes, chirality control, CVD, graphene, helicity, synthesis
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Rao, R, Pint, C L, Islam, A E, Weatherup, R S, Hofmann, S, Meshot, E R, Wu, F, Zhou, C, Dee, N, Amama, P B, Carpena-Nunez, J, Shi, W, Plata, D L, Penev, E S, Yakobson, B I, Balbuena, P B, Bichara, C, Futaba, D N, Noda, S, Shin, H, Kim, K S, Simard, B, Mirri, F, Pasquali, M, Fornasiero, F, Kauppinen, E I, Arnold, M, Cola, B A, Nikolaev, P, Arepalli, S, Cheng, H M, Zakharov, D N, Stach, E A, Zhang, J, Wei, F, Terrones, M, Geohegan, D B, Maruyama, B, Maruyama, S, Li, Y, Adams, W W & Hart, A J 2018, ' Carbon Nanotubes and Related Nanomaterials : Critical Advances and Challenges for Synthesis toward Mainstream Commercial Applications ', ACS Nano, vol. 12, no. 12, pp. 11756-11784 . https://doi.org/10.1021/acsnano.8b06511