Chapter 7. Carbon Nanotube Field Emission Devices

  1. Prof. Dr. Christofer Hierold
  1. John Robertson

Published Online: 10 SEP 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622597.ch7

Carbon Nanotube Devices: Properties, Modeling, Integration and Applications

Carbon Nanotube Devices: Properties, Modeling, Integration and Applications

How to Cite

Robertson, J. (2008) Carbon Nanotube Field Emission Devices, in Carbon Nanotube Devices: Properties, Modeling, Integration and Applications (ed C. Hierold), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622597.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Micro and Nanosystems, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zürich, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. Engineering Department Cambridge University, Cambridge CB2 1PZ, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 SEP 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2008

Book Series:

  1. Advanced Micro and Nanosystems

Book Series Editors:

  1. Prof. Dr. Oliver Brand3,
  2. Prof. Dr. Gary K. Fedder4,
  3. Prof. Dr. Christofer Hierold2,
  4. Prof. Dr. Jan G. Korvink5 and
  5. Prof. Dr. Osamu Tabata6

Series Editor Information

  1. 2

    Micro and Nanosystems, Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zürich, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland

  2. 3

    School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, 777 Atlantic Drive, Atlanta, GA 30332-0250, USA

  3. 4

    ECE Department & Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890, USA

  4. 5

    Institute for Microsystem Technology (IMTEK), Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Georges-Köhler-Allee 103, 79110 Freiburg, Germany

  5. 6

    Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Kyoto University, Yoshida Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, 606-8501 Kyoto, Japan

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527317202

Online ISBN: 9783527622597

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Keywords:

  • nanosystems;
  • carbon nanotube field emission;
  • carbon - based field emitters;
  • carbon nanotube field emitters;
  • applications;
  • electron guns;
  • microwave amplifiers;
  • X-ray imaging tubes;
  • lamps

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Carbon-Based Field Emitters

  • Carbon Nanotube Field Emitters

  • Some Field Emission Applications

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgments

  • References