Density Variant Carbon Nanotube Interconnected Solids

Sehmus Ozden, Chandra Sekhar Tiwary, Amelia H C Hart, Alin Cristian Chipara, Rebeca Romero-Aburto, Marco Tulio F Rodrigues, Jaime Taha-Tijerina, Robert Vajtai, Pulickel M. Ajayan

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Abstract

The scalable fabrication of 3D macroscopic solids with controllable densities of nanoscale junctions between carbon nanotubes (CNTs) is reported using chemical vapor deposition. The nanoscale intermolecular junctions result in porous solids with high thermal stability, electrical conductivity, excellent mechanical properties, and structural stability in concentrated acids, bases, and organic solvents. Such CNT solids represent the next generation of carbon-based materials with potential for a broad range of applications.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1842-1850
Number of pages9
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume27
Issue number11
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Mar 2015
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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