Koloczek, J. and Hawelek, L. and Burian, A. and Dore, J.C. and Honkimaki, V. and Kyotani, T. (2004) Modelling studies of carbon nanotubes - Comparison of simulations and X-ray diffraction data. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 401 (1-2). pp. 46-50. ISSN 0925-8388 .
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Computer simulations of the powder diffraction profiles for multi-wall carbon nanotubes were performed using the Debye equation including a generalized Debye-Waller factor. The X-ray diffraction data were recorded using high-energy synchrotron radiation and an image plate as a detector for the carbon nanotubes produced by a template chemical vapour deposition (CVD) process. The computed and experimental structure factors were converted to real-space via the Fourier transform. The results of computation, obtained in the form of the structure factor and the pair correlation function, are compared with the X-ray experimental data in both reciprocal and real-space. The nanotube, model consisting of five layers with the length of 12 A has proved to account very well for the experimental data.
|Additional information:||7th International School and Symposium on Synchrotron Radiation in Natural Science and Proceedings of the International Conference on Experimental and Computing Methods in High Resolution Diffraction Applied for Structure Characterization of Modern Materials HREDAMM Conference Information: 7th International School and Symposium on Synchrotron Radiation in Natural Science Zakopane, POLAND, JUN 08-13, 2004 European Phys Soc; PREVAC Co; Hilgenberg GmbH|
|Uncontrolled keywords:||nanostructures; X-ray diffraction; synchrotron radiation; nanotube; disorder; pair correlation function|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Science Technology and Medical Studies > School of Physical Sciences|
|Depositing User:||Maggie Francis|
|Date Deposited:||29 May 2009 06:58|
|Last Modified:||29 May 2009 06:58|
|Resource URI:||http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/13387 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)|
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