Transparent, Conductive Carbon Nanotube Films

  title={Transparent, Conductive Carbon Nanotube Films},
  author={Zhuangchun Wu and Zhihong Chen and Xu Du and Jonathan M. Logan and Jennifer Sippel and Maria Nikolou and Katalin Kamar{\'a}s and John R. Reynolds and David B. Tanner and Arthur F. Hebard and Andrew G. Rinzler},
  pages={1273 - 1276}
We describe a simple process for the fabrication of ultrathin, transparent, optically homogeneous, electrically conducting films of pure single-walled carbon nanotubes and the transfer of those films to various substrates. For equivalent sheet resistance, the films exhibit optical transmittance comparable to that of commercial indium tin oxide in the visible spectrum, but far superior transmittance in the technologically relevant 2- to 5-micrometer infrared spectral band. These characteristics… 
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