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Title: Charge transport effects in field emission from carbon nanotube-polymer composites
Author: COLEMAN, JONATHAN NESBIT
Author's Homepage: http://people.tcd.ie/colemaj
Keywords: Physics
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
Citation: R. C. Smith and J. D. Carey, R. J. Murphy, W. J. Blau, J. N. Coleman and S. R. P. Silva ‘Charge transport effects in field emission from carbon nanotube-polymer composites’ in Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology, 13, (1), 2006, p. 263105-1
Series/Report no.: Virtual Journal of Nanoscale Science & Technology
13
1
Abstract: Electron field emission measurements have been made on multiwall arc discharge carbon nanotubes embedded in a conjugated polymer host. Electron emission at low nanotube content is observed and attributed to an enhancement of the applied electric field at the polymer/nanotube/vacuum interface where the electron supply through the film is attributed to fluctuation induced tunneling in a disordered percolation network. A high network resistance is attributed to a polymer coating surrounding each nanotube, resulting in high resistance nanotube-polymer-nanotube tunnel junctions. The potential use of carbon nanotube-polymer composites for field emission based displays is also discussed.
Description: PUBLISHED
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.2158023
http://hdl.handle.net/2262/29467
ISSN: 0003-6951
Appears in Collections:Physics (Scholarly Publications)

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