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Atomic Layer Deposition-incorporated Catalyst Deposition for the Vertical Integration of Carbon Nanotubes

Jung, Sung-Hwan

  • Received : 2010.12.22
  • Accepted : 2011.03.17
  • Published : 2011.09.01

Abstract

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) are vertically grown inside high-aspect-ratio vertical pores of anodized aluminum oxide. A CNT catalyst layer is introduced by atomic layer deposition to the bottom of the pores, after which the CNTs are successfully grown from the layer using chemical vapor deposition. The CNTs formed a complete vertical conductive path. The conductivity of the CNT-vertical path is also measured and discussed. The present atomic layer deposition-incorporated catalyst deposition is predicted to enable the integration of CNTs with various challenging configurations, including high-aspect-ratio vertical channels or vertical interconnects.

Keywords

Atomic layer deposition;Carbon nanotubes;Catalyst;Vertical channel

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