Highly Efficient Field Emission Characteristics of Ultra-long Vertical Aligned Single Wall Carbon Nanotubes

  • Shama Parveen
  • Samina Husain
  • Avshish Kumar
  • Javid Ali
  • Harsh
  • Mushahid Husain
Conference paper
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


In this work, ultra long vertically aligned single wall carbon nanotubes are synthesised by Plasma enhanced chemical vapour deposition (PECVD) technique at 600 °C temperature. The presence of built-in electric field in a plasma sheath aligns the growing CNTs along the field lines. Also, PECVD method favours low temperature synthesis of VA-SWCNTs. SEM and Raman are used to characterized as grown sample. Enhanced Field emission properties of as-grown VA-SWCNTs are also studied.


PECVD Single wall carbon nanotube Field emission 


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We are thankful to Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) for providing fund in the form of major research project.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shama Parveen
    • 1
  • Samina Husain
    • 1
  • Avshish Kumar
    • 1
  • Javid Ali
    • 1
  • Harsh
    • 1
  • Mushahid Husain
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsJamia Millia Islamia (Central University)New DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Centre for Nanoscience and NanotechnologyJamia Millia Islamia (Central University)New DelhiIndia

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