Volume 4, Issue 6, December 2016, Page: 249-253
Quantitative and Controllable Growth of Carbon Nanotubes on Silicon Carbide Particles Via Chemical Vapor Deposition
Huiling Jin, State Key Laboratory of Metal Matrix Composites, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Jia Jianjun, Shanghai Institute of Technical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China
Yishi Su, State Key Laboratory of Metal Matrix Composites, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Shisheng Li, State Key Laboratory of Metal Matrix Composites, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Qiubao Ouyang, State Key Laboratory of Metal Matrix Composites, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Di Zhang, State Key Laboratory of Metal Matrix Composites, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
Received: Oct. 16, 2016;       Accepted: Dec. 19, 2016;       Published: Jan. 19, 2017
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmea.20160406.16      View  3079      Downloads  112
Abstract
Carbon nanotube (CNT) and silicon carbide particles (SiCp) can work together as a double-scale hybrid reinforcement for new metal matrix composites. In this paper, nano nickel (Ni) particle catalyst was precipitated by carbamide to achieve uniform dispersion on micron SiCp. And then a CNT-covered SiCp hybrid was synthesized by a conventional Chemical Vapor Deposition (CVD) method. We found that the content of Ni catalyst has great effects on the size and production of CNT. The yield of CNT reached 20.73 wt.% with 5.0 wt.% Ni under the condition of 923 K and 1 h for CVD process. The diameter and average length of the as-grown CNT are 20~30 nm and 3 μm, respectively. Meantime, the chemistry during the controllable growth of CNT was analyzed on the basis of experimental results.
Keywords
Carbon Nanotube, Silicon Carbide Particles, Chemical Vapor Deposition, Controllable Growth
To cite this article
Huiling Jin, Jia Jianjun, Yishi Su, Shisheng Li, Qiubao Ouyang, Di Zhang, Quantitative and Controllable Growth of Carbon Nanotubes on Silicon Carbide Particles Via Chemical Vapor Deposition, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Applications. Vol. 4, No. 6, 2016, pp. 249-253. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmea.20160406.16
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