Binding energy of parallel carbon nanotubes

B. Chen*, M. Gao, J. M. Zuo, S. Qu, B. Liu, Y. Huang

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A study was performed on the binding energy of parallel carbon nanotubes. Their geometry was examined by transmission electron microscopy (TEM). The results showed an estimate of 0.36 nN binding energy between the two parallel carbon nanotubes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3570-3571
Number of pages2
JournalApplied Physics Letters
Issue number17
StatePublished - Oct 27 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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