We are currently experiencing intermittent issues impacting performance. We apologize for the inconvenience.
By Topic

Modeling of the behavior of random carbon nanotubes during field emission

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

The purchase and pricing options are temporarily unavailable. Please try again later.
2 Author(s)
Sinha, N. ; Dept. of Syst. Design Eng., Waterloo Univ., Ont., Canada ; Yeow, J.T.W.

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have emerged as promising electron emitters in recent years because of their low threshold electric field for emission and a high emission current density. These features make them attractive for many technological applications such as cold cathode electron sources for a variety of vacuum electronic devices. In this paper, we model the behavior of randomly oriented CNTs during field emission under the influence of external electric field.

Published in:

MEMS, NANO and Smart Systems, 2005. Proceedings. 2005 International Conference on

Date of Conference:

24-27 July 2005