Metal oxides have only recently begun to be used as catalysts for the growth of carbon nanotubes. Here, we propose a new model for the growth of carbon nanotubes, based on the intra‐granular charge transfer transition and the lattice strain of the catalyst nanoparticles. This is supported by results obtained from the doped metal oxides like samarium doped zinc oxide (SmZnO) and terbium doped zinc oxide (TbZnO). The intragranular charge transfer transition is believed to be responsible for the dissociation of the hydrocarbon molecules. The lattice strain of the catalyst nanoparticles appears to be responsible for the diffusion of carbon atoms through the catalyst particles.
Surface and Interface Analysis – Wiley
Published: Jan 1, 2018
Keywords: ; ; ; ; ;
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera