TEM image of a SWNT rope supported on a Pt field emission tip.
You can read more about field emission and field-ion microscopy from this sample in our journal article:
D. Lovall, M. Buss, E. Graugnard, R.P. Andres, R. Reifenberger
Electron emission and structural characterization of a rope of single-walled carbon nanotubes
Physical Review B61, no.8, 15 Feb 2000, pp. 5683-5691. Publisher: APS through AIP, USA.
Abstract & Full manuscipt (PDF, 387KB)
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