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Fabrication and Electrical Characterization of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube-Based Circuit at Room Temperature

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Author(s): Yitian Peng | Yuanzhong Hu | Weibing Lu

Journal: Journal of Nanomaterials
ISSN 1687-4110

Volume: 2011;
Date: 2011;
Original page

ABSTRACT
Multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWCNT) deposited on a pair of predetermined aluminum electrodes treated with the (3-Aminopropyl)-triethoxysilane (APTES) self-assembled monolayers (SAMs). The MWCNT bridges electrodes and forms electrode/MWCNT/electrode circuit on silicon with 500 nm silicon dioxide. Then the Metal (Ti/Au) pads were fabricated on MWCNT to bury the MWCNT into metal electrodes. The electrical properties of MWCNT-based circuits before and after the fabrication of metal pads were characterized. Results indicate that metal pads on MWCNT improved the electrical properties MWCNT-based circuit largely.
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