Nanotech 2002 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2002 Vol. 2
Technical Proceedings of the 2002 International Conference on Computational Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

Mechanical Properties at the Nanoscale Chapter 11

Nanomanipulation and Characterization of Individual Carbon Nanotubes

Authors: R. Ruoff

Affilation: Northwestern University, United States

Pages: 263 - 270

Keywords: scanning electron microscope, mechanics, nanostructures, tensile loading, carbon nanotubes

Abstract:
A new tool that operates in a scanning electron microscope for measuring the mechanics of nanostructures is briefly presented, and its use to measure the response to tensile loading of carbon nanotubes is outlined.

Nanomanipulation and Characterization of Individual Carbon Nanotubes

ISBN: 0-9708275-6-3
Pages: 504