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A route to rapid carbon nanotube growth

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CNTs were synthesized in 15–20 seconds by a single carbon fiber initiating the pyrolysis of ferrocene under microwave field without any other chemicals. The growth of CNTs can also be triggered by other carbonaceous materials and influenced by their configurations.

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The article was received on 07 Mar 2013, accepted on 22 Apr 2013 and first published on 23 Apr 2013

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC41746H
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 5159-5161
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    A route to rapid carbon nanotube growth

    H. Nie, M. Cui and T. P. Russell, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 5159
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC41746H

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