Boron-doping effects in carbon nanotubes

Wen K. Hsu, Steven Firth, Philipp Redlich, Mauricio Terrones, Humberto Terrones, Yan Q. Zhu, Nicole Grobert, Andreas Schilder, Robin J.H. Clark, Harold W. Kroto, David R.M. Walton

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When nanotubes form in a carbon arc, the presence of boron results in long boron-doped carbon nanotubes which are generated as dominant zigzags. Metallic behaviour is observed, in contrast to carbon nanotubes, which are semi-conducting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1425-1429
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry
Issue number6
StatePublished - 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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