Departmental Papers (MSE)

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

February 2002

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Postprint version. Published in Applied Physics Letters, Volume 80, Issue 8, 25 February 2002, pages 1450-1452.
Publisher URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.1452788

Abstract

We report measurements of electrical resistivity, thermopower, and thermal conductivity of highly C60-filled single-wall carbon nanotubes and unfilled controls, from 1.5 to 300 K. The data suggest that the C60 chains provide additional conductive paths for charge carriers, increase the rate of phonon scattering, and block interior sites from sorbing other gas molecules.

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Date Posted: 31 July 2005

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