Single‐Walled Carbon‐Nanotube Dispersion with Electrostatically Tethered Nanoplatelets Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • A method for physically pulling nanotube bundles apart by utilizing electrostatically tethered nanoplatelets to gather and concentrate sonication energy at the surface of nanotube aggregates is developed (see image). The nanoplatelets can be separated from the nanotubes by tuning the ionic strength of the medium. This colloidal approach obviates the need to drastically modify nanotube surface chemistry to achieve full exfoliation. © 2009 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co.

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  • 3

author list (cited authors)

  • Sun, D., Everett, W. N., Chu, C., & Sue, H.

citation count

  • 20

publication date

  • December 2009

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