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Raman spectrometry of carbon nanotubes using an Al-catalyst supported layer on nickel film deposited on silicon substrate
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Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) were grown on Ni catalyst with Al catalyst supported layer prepared on silicon substrate at different temperatures by TCVD. TEM images clearly showed the multi-wall structure of carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and SEM images revealed that the average diameters of MWCNTs were 116, 121, 142 and 162 nm for the growing temperatures of 600, 700, 800 and 900°C, respectively. The increase of tube diameter was due to the difference of Ni particle size and distribution after pretreatment. Raman spectrum revealed the two peaks of the D and G band at 1282- 1290 and 1588-1598 cm-1, respectively. The tubes grown at 800°C showed a shoulder peak of G band at 1598 cm-1. The minimum of defect induced disorder (ID/IG) of 1.19 was found at 800°C whereas the maximum disorder of 1.70 was observed at 600°C. All results confirm that the tube growth at 800°C shows the minimum imperfective disorder and the tube diameter can be manipulated by the Ni particle size and distribution.

Paper Details

Date Published: 29 July 2015
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 9659, International Conference on Photonics Solutions 2015, 96591D (29 July 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2195870
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J. Saengpeng, Kasetsart Univ. (Thailand)
U. Pakdee, Kasetsart Univ. (Thailand)
S. Chiangga, Kasetsart Univ. (Thailand)
W. Rattanasakulthong, Kasetsart Univ. (Thailand)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9659:
International Conference on Photonics Solutions 2015
Surasak Chiangga; Sarun Sumriddetchkajorn, Editor(s)

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