Controllable growth and integration of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) were achieved using an optically controlled approach. By applying optical near-field effects in a laser-assisted chemical vapor deposition process, controllable growth of SWNTs was realized.
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Y. F. Lu, Y. S. Zhou, W. Xiong, M. Mahjouri-Samani, Y. Gao, and M. Mitchell, "Optically-Controlled Growth of Carbon Nanotubes," in Frontiers in Optics 2009/Laser Science XXV/Fall 2009 OSA Optics & Photonics Technical Digest, OSA Technical Digest (CD) (Optical Society of America, 2009), paper LMTuD2.
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