Electron energy-loss spectroscopy on individual nanotubes

O. Stéphan, M. Kociak, L. Henrard, K. Suenaga, A. Gloter, M. Tencé, E. Sandré, C. Colliex

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    Abstract

    Different spatially resolved electron energy-loss spectroscopy (EELS) experiments on individual nanotubes performed in the context of a scanning transmission electron microscope (STEM) are presented. The capabilities of EELS for probing the local anisotropy of the unoccupied electronic states are demonstrated and the effects of the graphite network curvature on the nature of the chemical bonding is investigated. The peculiarity of the valence electron excitation modes in carbon nanotubes due to the curved anisotropy is also pointed out through near-field EELS experiments.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)209-217
    Number of pages9
    JournalJournal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena
    Volume114-116
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001
    Event8th International Conference on Electronic Spectroscopy and Structure (ICESS-8) - Berkeley, CA, USA
    Duration: 8 Aug 200012 Aug 2000

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    Stéphan, O., Kociak, M., Henrard, L., Suenaga, K., Gloter, A., Tencé, M., Sandré, E., & Colliex, C. (2001). Electron energy-loss spectroscopy on individual nanotubes. Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, 114-116, 209-217. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0368-2048(00)00376-5