Characterization of anisotropic conduction of horizontally aligned carbon nanotube thin films

Si Li, Wei Hua, Min Liang, Mingguang Tuo, Sameh Tawfick, John Hart, Qi Zhu, Hao Xin

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Abstract

In this paper, the anisotropic conductivities of Horizontally Aligned Carbon Nanotube (HACNT) thin film are characterized using Vector Network Analyzer (VNA) and four-probe technique. For microwave (X-band), the transmission experiments are performed in a waveguide setup and the conductivities of HACNT thin film are extracted using the uniform field approximation. For two CNTs orientation directions, the results are about 1000 S/m and 3000 S/m, respectively. The DC conductivities are measured using the four-probe method. The average conductivities are 1360 S/m and 1903 S/m, respectively. These results confirm the anisotropic conduction of HACNT thin film.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2013 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2013 - Proceedings
Pages1146-1147
Number of pages2
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013
Event2013 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2013 - Orlando, FL, United States
Duration: Jul 7 2013Jul 13 2013

Publication series

NameIEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, AP-S International Symposium (Digest)
ISSN (Print)1522-3965

Other

Other2013 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2013
CountryUnited States
CityOrlando, FL
Period7/7/137/13/13

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Li, S., Hua, W., Liang, M., Tuo, M., Tawfick, S., Hart, J., Zhu, Q., & Xin, H. (2013). Characterization of anisotropic conduction of horizontally aligned carbon nanotube thin films. In 2013 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2013 - Proceedings (pp. 1146-1147). [6711233] (IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, AP-S International Symposium (Digest)). https://doi.org/10.1109/APS.2013.6711233