Electric field aligned growth of single-walled carbon nanotubes

S. Dittmer, J. Svensson, Eleanor E.B. Campbell

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Electric field aligned, single-walled carbon nanotubes are grown between electrodes using thermal chemical vapour deposition (CVD) of methane. The growth occurs on a thin film layered catalyst of aluminium, iron and molybdenum patterned on top of electrodes. The nanotubes bridge 10 μm sized electrode gaps and have a typical diameter of less than 2 nm as measured by Raman spectroscopy and atomic force microscopy. We present electrical transport measurements on a directly grown nanotube which shows p-type semiconducting behaviour.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)595-598
Number of pages4
JournalCurrent Applied Physics
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 2004


  • Aligned SWNT
  • CVD
  • Electrical transport
  • Growth


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