Complex WS2 nanostructures

R. L.D. Whitby, W. K. Hsu, T. H. Lee, C. B. Boothroyd, H. W. Kroto, D. R.M. Walton

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A range of elegant tubular and conical nanostructures has been created by template growth of (WS2)n layers on the surfaces of single-walled carbon nanotube bundles. The structures exhibit remarkably perfect straight segments together with interesting complexities at the intersections, which are discussed here in detail in order to enhance understanding of the structural features governing tube growth.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)68-76
Number of pages9
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - Jun 13 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry


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