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Production of Carbon Nanotubes Using Vein Graphite

@inproceedings{Samaranayake2014ProductionOC,
  title={Production of Carbon Nanotubes Using Vein Graphite},
  author={Lilantha Samaranayake and Nilwala Kottegoda and Veranja Karunaratne and Sri Lanka},
  year={2014}
}
Carbon nanotubes (CNT) are produced from a rare variety of natural vein graphite (VG) distinctive to Sri Lanka using electric arc discharge. Electric arc-discharge produces both single walled and multi walled nanotubes. The products are characterized using high resolution electron microscopy and Raman spectroscopy for verification and validation. Keywords—CNT, vein graphite, arc discharge, SWCNT 
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