Catalytically-Grown Carbon Nanotubes and Their Current Applications

  • Morinobu Endo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology book series (LNNST, volume 2)


Carbon Nanotubes High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscope Walled Carbon Nanotubes Double Walled Carbon Nanotubes Chemical Vapor Depo 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Morinobu Endo
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  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringShinshu University4-17-1 WakasatoJapan

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