Carbon nanotubes that are 2-4 nanometers wide produced by impulse heating a graphite intercalated compound in a 27.12 MHz Inductively Coupled Plasma. (HRTEM) The nanotubes are the thin somewhat transparent lines (TEM and SEMs courtesy of Kim Riddle, FSU Bio department EM lab).
T. Manning, A. Noel*, M. Mitchell*, A. Miller*, W. Grow*, G. Gaddy*, K. Riddle, K. Taylor, J. Stach. Impulse Heating an Intercalated Compound using a 27.12 MHz Atmospheric Inductively Coupled Argon Plasma to Produce Nanotubular Structure. Book Chapter in Science and Application of Nanotubes, Fundamental Materials Research Series, Edited by D. Tomanek, Plenum Publishers (2000) T. Manning, M. Mitchell*, J. Stach, T. Vickers, “Synthesis of exfoliated graphite from fluorinated graphite using an