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Inkjet Printing of Carbon Nanotubes
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
Center for Advanced Microstructures and Devices, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
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Received: 1 July 2013; in revised form: 25 July 2013 / Accepted: 25 July 2013 / Published: 29 July 2013
Abstract: In an attempt to give a brief introduction to carbon nanotube inkjet printing, this review paper discusses the issues that come along with preparing and printing carbon nanotube ink. Carbon nanotube inkjet printing is relatively new, but it has great potential for broad applications in flexible and printable electronics, transparent electrodes, electronic sensors, and so on due to its low cost and the extraordinary properties of carbon nanotubes. In addition to the formulation of carbon nanotube ink and its printing technologies, recent progress and achievements of carbon nanotube inkjet printing are reviewed in detail with brief discussion on the future outlook of the technology.
Keywords: carbon nanotube ink; carbon nanotube patterning; inkjet printing; flexible electronics
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Tortorich, R.P.; Choi, J.-W. Inkjet Printing of Carbon Nanotubes. Nanomaterials 2013, 3, 453-468.
Tortorich RP, Choi J-W. Inkjet Printing of Carbon Nanotubes. Nanomaterials. 2013; 3(3):453-468.
Tortorich, Ryan P.; Choi, Jin-Woo. 2013. "Inkjet Printing of Carbon Nanotubes." Nanomaterials 3, no. 3: 453-468.