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...
- Synthesis and toxicity characterization of carbon coated iron oxide nanoparticles with highly defined size distributionsRafael Gregorio Mendes
Institute for Solid State and Materials Research Dresden, Helmholtzstr 20, 01171 Dresden, Germany
Biochim Biophys Acta 1840:160-9. 2014..However, systematic studies investigating the size dependence of iron oxide nanoparticles with highly defined diameters across multiple cells lines are not available yet...
- Room temperature in situ growth of B/BOx nanowires and BOx nanotubesIgnacio G Gonzalez-Martinez
IFW Dresden, Institute for Complex Materials, P O Box D 01171 Dresden, Germany
Nano Lett 14:799-805. 2014..The technique could be further developed to study the growth of other nanostructures and holds promise for the room temperature growth of nanostructures as a whole...
- 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...
- Few-layer graphene shells and nonmagnetic encapsulates: a versatile and nontoxic carbon nanomaterialAlicja Bachmatiuk
IFW Dresden, P O Box 270116, 01069 Dresden, Germany
ACS Nano 7:10552-62. 2013..Electrochemical investigations indicate these nanostructures are promising for stable long-life battery applications. Finally, initial toxicological investigations suggest no acute health risk from these 3D graphene nanostructures. ..
- A universal transfer route for grapheneSandeep Gorantla
IFW Dresden, Institute for Complex Materials, PO Box 270116, 01171 Dresden, Germany
Nanoscale 6:889-96. 2014..This universal transfer route is based on a wet chemical reaction producing gaseous species which can intercalate between the substrate and the graphene and thus gently delaminate the two. ..
- 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...