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One-dimensional nanomaterials synthesized using high-energy ball milling and annealing process

Chen, Ying, Li, Chi Pui, Chen, Hua and Chen, Yongjun 2006, One-dimensional nanomaterials synthesized using high-energy ball milling and annealing process, Science and technology of advanced materials, vol. 7, no. 8, pp. 839-846.

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Title One-dimensional nanomaterials synthesized using high-energy ball milling and annealing process
Author(s) Chen, Ying
Li, Chi Pui
Chen, Hua
Chen, Yongjun
Journal name Science and technology of advanced materials
Volume number 7
Issue number 8
Start page 839
End page 846
Publisher Institute of Physics Publishing
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2006-11
ISSN 1468-6996
Keyword(s) nanotube
ball milling
thermal annealing
mechanical activation
boron nitride
silicon carbide
Summary One-dimensional (1D) nanomaterials including nanotubes, nanowires and nanorods have many new properties, functionalities and a large range of promising applications. A major challenge for these future industrial applications is the large-quantity production. We report that the ball milling and annealing process has the potential to achieve the mass production. Several examples including C, BN nanotubes and SiC, Zn nanowires are presented to demonstrate such capability. In addition, both size and structure of 1D nanomaterials can be controlled by varying processing conditions. New growth mechanisms involved in the process have been investigated and the high-energy ball milling has an important role in the formation of these 1D nanomaterials.

Language eng
Field of Research 100706 Nanofabrication, Growth and Self Assembly
100708 Nanomaterials
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
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