Optically-controlled growth of carbon nanotubes

Y. F. Lu, Y. S. Zhou, W. Xiong, M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. Gao, M. Mitchell

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Controllable growth and integration of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) were achieved using an optically controlled approach. By applying optical near-field effects in a laser-assisted chemical vapor deposition process, controllable growth of SWNTs was realized.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFemtosecond Laser Microfabrication, LM 2009
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2009
EventFemtosecond Laser Microfabrication, LM 2009 - San Jose, CA, United States
Duration: Oct 13 2009Oct 13 2009

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceFemtosecond Laser Microfabrication, LM 2009
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose, CA


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics

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Lu, Y. F., Zhou, Y. S., Xiong, W., Mahjouri-Samani, M., Gao, Y., & Mitchell, M. (2009). Optically-controlled growth of carbon nanotubes. In Femtosecond Laser Microfabrication, LM 2009 (Optics InfoBase Conference Papers).