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

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.

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