IJCRR - Vol 07 Issue 13, July, 2015
CARBON NANOTUBES: A REVIEW OF THE CURRENT STATE-OF-THE-ART MATERIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY TOWARDS ACHIEVING LARGE-SCALE INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTIONS AND COMMERCIALIZATION
Author: Boye T.E., Oyekale J.O., Arivie G.O.
We reviewed state of the art and science towards achieving large-scale industrial productions and commercialization of Carbon nanotubes’ (CNTs). It transcends their physical and chemical structure to the identification of the need for large-scale production of carbon nanotubes in enhancing manufacturing industrial processes, and potential frame work for commercialization. Solution potential with reference to the research and manufacturing industry, particularly in electronic device was x-rayed and evaluated estimating production capacity of the CNT process plant and the processes involved. The cost of manufacturing Nano-emission display (NED) device with CNTs was highlighted showing great commercial potential in this specified area. Furthermore, the viability of CNTs for possible large-scale industrial productions and commercialization was critically examined using PEST analysis.
Finally, it was concluded that, there are huge potentials for large scale industrial productions of CNTs investment both by the governments or private sectors.
Keywords: Carbon nanotubes’ (CNT’s), Large scale industrial production, Flat panel display devices
Boye T.E., Oyekale J.O., Arivie G.O.. CARBON NANOTUBES: A REVIEW OF THE CURRENT STATE-OF-THE-ART MATERIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY TOWARDS ACHIEVING LARGE-SCALE INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTIONS AND COMMERCIALIZATION International Journal of Current Research and Review. Vol 07 Issue 13, July, 12-18
1. P. Holister, T. E. Harper and C. Román Vas, 2003, NANOTUBES White Paper CMP Científica.
2. S. Iijama, 1991, Helical microtubes of graphitic carbon. Nature, 354(6348):56-58. 3. M. Mayyappan, 2004, Carbon nanotubes: science and applications, CRC press, Boap Raton FL
. 4. E. J. Siochi, P. T. Lillehei, K. E. Wise*, C. Park* and J. H. Rouse* 2003, Design and characterization of carbon nanotube nanocomposites, Advanced Materials and Processing Branch NASA Langley Research Center Hampton, VA 23681 *National Institute of Aerospace Hampton, VA 23666.
5. M. Meyyappan, and D. Srivastave, 2007, Carbon Nanotubes-Functional structures: Hand book of Nanoscience, Engineering and technology Ames NASA research center Vol.2 pp.722- 751.
6. W. Doudero and K.E. Gorga, 2007, Carbon nanotubes-Textile Nanotechnologies: Hand book of Nanoscience, Engineering and technology Vol.2 pp 680-689.
7. D. Srivastava M. Menon, C. Kyeongyae 2001, Computational Nantechnology with carbon nanotubes and fullerenes. Computing in Sciences and Engineering (CISE), 3(4) pp.42-45.
8. M.S. Dresselhaus, 2004, Electrical, thermal and mechanical properties of carbon nanotubes. Philtransroy sol soc London A 362(1098):2065-209.
9. K.T. Lau and D. Hui, 2002, The revolutionary creation of advance materials- Carbon nanotubes composites. Port B.Eng 33(4):263-277.
10. M.M.J. Treacy, T.W. Ebbeson, 1996, Exceptional high Young’s modulus observed for individual carbon nanotubes. Nature, Vol.381(6584): pp.78-680.
11. O. Lourie, D. M. Cox, and H. D. Wagner, 1998, Buckling and collapse of embedded carbon nanotubes Physics Review literature Vol. 81 (8):1638-1641.
12. A. Krishram, 1998, Young’s modulus of single-walled carbon nanotube, Physics Review literature Vol. 58(20):10413- 14019.
13. J. P. Salvetat, G. Briggs, J.M. Bonard, R. Basca, A. Kulik, T. Stöckli, N. Burnham and L. Forró.1999, Elastic and shear moduli of single-walled carbon nanotubes rope. Physics Review literature Vol. 82(5): 944-947.
14. D. A. Walters, L. M. Ericson, M. J. Casavant, J Liu, D.T. Colbert, K.A. Smith and R.E. Smalley 1999, Elastic Strain of freely suspended single wall carbon nanotube ropes Physics Applied Physics Letters Vol.74(25):3803-3805.
15. F. Li, H. M. Cheng, S. Bai, G. Su, and M. S. Dresselhaus, 2000, Tensile strength of single walled carbon nanotubes directly measured from their macroscopic rope. Applied Physics Review literature Vol.77(20):3161-3163.
16. Z. W. Pan, S. S. Xie, L. Lu et al, 1999, Tensile tests of ropes of very long aligned multi wall carbon nanotubes. Applied Physics Review literature Vol.74(21):3152-3154.
17.G. Yu, and C.M. Lieber, 2010, Assembly and integration of semiconductor nanowires for functional nanosystems, Pure Appl. Chem. 82, 2295-2314. 4.
18. E.A. Agboola, R. W. Pike, T. A. Hertwig, and H. H. Lou, 2007, Conceptual design of carbon nanotubes processesclean technology Vol. 9 pp. 89-311.
20. L. Do, S. Papper, L. Vaidaname, 2007, Nanotubes Production Plant power point presentation 21. http://www.technologyreview.com/Nanotech/17824/
22. A. Xu, R.W. Pike, S. Indala, F.C. Knopf, C.L. Yaws, J.R. Hopper JR, 2005 Development and Integration of new processes consuming carbon dioxide in multi-plant chemical complex, Clean Technology Environment Policy, Vol. 7(2) pp.97-115.
23. M.C. Roco, M., 2007, Nanoscience, Engineering and Technology Handbook edition 2 pp.47 24. Nanoscience, Engineering and Technology Handbook, 2007, by Taylor and Francis Group, LLC CRC Press is an imprint of Taylor and Francis Group, an Informa business.