Transformation of a SiC nanowire into a carbon nanotube

Hideo Kohno, Yuhki Mori, Satoshi Ichikawa, Yutaka Ohno, Ichiro Yonenaga, Seiji Takeda

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A SiC nanowire can be transformed into a carbon nanotube or a SiC-C core-sheath nanowire owing to Joule heating by applying a current typically on the order of 10 μA, and the transformation can be observed in situ by means of transmission electron microscopy.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)344-346
Number of pages3
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2009


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