Affiliation: Leibniz Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden
- Investigating the graphitization mechanism of SiO(2) nanoparticles in chemical vapor depositionAlicja Bachmatiuk
IFW Dresden, 01171 Dresden, Germany
ACS Nano 3:4098-104. 2009..The study helps better understand the growth mechanisms at play in carbon nanotube and carbon nanofiber formation when using SiO(2) catalysts...
- Unravelling the mechanisms behind mixed catalysts for the high yield production of single-walled carbon nanotubesSailaja Tetali
IFW Dresden, D 01171 Dresden, Germany
ACS Nano 3:3839-44. 2009..This process significantly improves the single-walled carbon nanotube yields...
- Understanding high-yield catalyst-free growth of horizontally aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes nucleated by activated C60 speciesImad Ibrahim
IFW Dresden e V, PF 270116, 01171 Dresden, Germany
ACS Nano 6:10825-34. 2012..The systematic studies significantly advance our understanding of the growth mechanisms involved in all-carbon catalyst-free growth of single- and double-walled carbon nanotubes...
- Direct low-temperature nanographene CVD synthesis over a dielectric insulatorMark H Rümmeli
IFW Dresden, P O Box 270116, 01171 Dresden, Germany
ACS Nano 4:4206-10. 2010..We report a facile chemical vapor deposition approach in which nanographene and few-layer nanographene are directly formed over magnesium oxide and can be achieved at temperatures as low as 325 degrees C...
- In situ observations of fullerene fusion and ejection in carbon nanotubesSandeep Gorantla
IFW Dresden, PO Box 270116, Dresden D 01171, Germany
Nanoscale 2:2077-9. 2010..The morphing-entry of a fullerene to the interior of a nanotube is also captured. The confined (1D) motion of the newly-encapsulated fullerene within its host attests to the actual change from the exterior to interior...
- Amorphous Carbon under 80 kV Electron Irradiation: A Means to Make or Break GrapheneFelix Börrnert
IFW Dresden, PF 27 01 16, 01171 Dresden, Germany
Adv Mater 24:5630-5. 2012..One can use deposited amorphous carbon to engineer graphene either for its catalyst-free fabrication or its destruction...
- Graphene: Piecing it togetherMark H Rümmeli
Leibniz Institut für Festkörper und Werkstoffforschung Dresden e V, PF 27 01 16, 01171 Dresden, Germany
Adv Mater 23:4471-90. 2011..The focus then centers on current synthesis strategies for graphene and their weaknesses in terms of electronics applications are highlighted...
- Catalyst poisoning by amorphous carbon during carbon nanotube growth: fact or fiction?Christoph Schünemann
IFW Dresden, P O Box 270116, D 01171 Dresden, Germany
ACS Nano 5:8928-34. 2011..We also show an additional catalytic reaction to be present, catalytic hydrogenation, a process in which carbon in contact with the catalyst surface reacts with H(2) to form CH(4)...
- Synthesis of carbon nanotubes with and without catalyst particlesMark Hermann Rümmeli
IFW Dresden, P, O, Box 270116, 01069 Dresden, Germany
Nanoscale Res Lett 6:303. 2011..These different growth systems are briefly examined in this article and serve to highlight the breadth of avenues available for carbon nanotube synthesis...
- Rolled-up nanomembranes as compact 3D architectures for field effect transistors and fluidic sensing applicationsDaniel Grimm
Institute for Integrative Nanosciences, IFW Dresden, Helmholtzstrasse 20, 01069 Dresden, Germany
Nano Lett 13:213-8. 2013..Our technique probes the ultimate limit for the bending radius of high performance thin film transistors...
- Investigating the outskirts of Fe and Co catalyst particles in alumina-supported catalytic CVD carbon nanotube growthMark H Rümmeli
IFW Dresden, D 01171 Dresden, Germany
ACS Nano 4:1146-52. 2010..The development of oxide-based catalysts is attractive in that they potentially provide an appropriate solution to directly integrate the synthesis of carbon nanotubes and graphene into silicon-based technology...