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Diverse 3D microarchitectures made by capillary forming of carbon nanotubes.

De Volder, M and Tawfick, SH and Park, SJ and Copic, D and Zhao, Z and Lu, W and Hart, AJ (2010) Diverse 3D microarchitectures made by capillary forming of carbon nanotubes. Adv Mater, 22. pp. 4384-4389.

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Abstract

A new technology called capillary forming enables transformation of vertically aligned nanoscale filaments into complex three-dimensional microarchitectures. We demonstrate capillary forming of carbon nanotubes into diverse forms having intricate bends, twists, and multidirectional textures. In addition to their novel geometries, these structures have mechanical stiffness exceeding that of microfabrication polymers, and can be used as masters for replica molding

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mechanical Processes Models, Molecular Molecular Conformation Nanotechnology Nanotubes, Carbon Printing
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div E > Production Processes
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email sms67@cam.ac.uk
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2016 16:17
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2016 00:03
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