/   Home   /   Newsroom   /   News Updates

Meter-scale Carbon Nanotube Thin Film Developed for Better Opto-electrical Performance

Jul 06, 2018     Email"> PrintText Size

Chinese researchers have developed meter-scale, single-wall carbon nanotube (SWCNT) thin film, according to the Institute of Metal Research.

The SWCNTs are considered promising for flexible and transparent electronic devices due to their extraordinary mechanical, electrical and optical properties.

The researchers proposed a continuous synthesis, deposition and transfer technique for the fabrication of high-quality SWCNT thin films of meter-scale with excellent opto-electrical performance.

There are no impurities and defects introduced in the production processes.

But the size of fabricated SWCNT films is usually limited to the square centimeter scale, and the opto-electrical performance of SWCNT films remains unsatisfactory, influenced by impurities and defects during the fabrication processes.

The meter-scale high-quality SWCNT films and the devices fabricated from them will pave the way for the development of large-scale, flexible and transparent electronics. (Xinhua)

Attachment:

(Editor: CHEN Na)

Contact

Phone:
E-mail:

Related Articles

A;new;mechanism;for;carbon;nanotube;evolutionInstitute;of;Coal;Chemistry

A new mechanism for carbon nanotube evolution

Nov 29, 2006


nano technology;nano science;electronic textile;e-textile;washable

A Washable, Breathable E-Textile

Jun 28, 2018

A group of researchers in China has developed washable electronic textiles and fashioned them into a wristband that can control household appliances. In a study published in ACS Nano, scientists in China have developed electronic textiles (e-textiles) ...

nanomaterials;nano technology;environmental pollution

Chinese, Mexican Scientists Expect Nano Technology to Tackle Environmental Pollution

Aug 21, 2017

Chinese scientist ZhANG Lin, with South China University of Technology, maintained that heavy metal does not only come from industrial solid wastes, but also from the process of treating wastewater containing heavy metal via using nanomaterials. She th...

Contact Us

Copyright © 2002 - Chinese Academy of Sciences