Butt, H and Butler, T and Montelongo, Y and Ranjith, R and Wilkinson, TD and Amaratunga, GAJ (2012) Continuous Diffraction Patterns from Circular Arrays of Carbon Nanotubes. Applied Physics Letters, 101. 251102-.Full text not available from this repository.
We report the remarkable diffraction effects produced from circular patterned arrays of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs). Highly ordered circular arrays of multiwalled carbon nanotubes (with inter-nanotube spacings of 633 nm) display optical dispersion effects similar to compact discs. These arrays display remarkable diffraction patterns in the far field which are spatially continuous. High quality diffraction patterns were obtained experimentally which are in excellent agreement with the theoretical calculations. The achieved continuous diffraction patterns pave the way towards the utilization of engineered carbon nanotube arrays in applications like three dimensional holograms.
|Divisions:||Div B > Photonics|
Div B > Electronics, Power & Energy Conversion
|Depositing User:||Cron Job|
|Date Deposited:||09 Jan 2013 18:10|
|Last Modified:||03 Jun 2013 01:10|
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