Encapsulation of RexOy clusters within single-walled carbon nanotubes and their in tubulo reduction and sintering to Re metal

Pedro M.F.J. Costa*, Jeremy Sloan, Thomas Rutherford, Malcolm L.H. Green

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Abstract

The filling of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) by sublimation of Re2O7 gives rise to encapsulated RexO y clusters that show dynamic behavior under electron beam irradiation and which can be reduced and sintered using hydrogen gas to give enlarged Re metal clusters.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6579-6582
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry of Materials
Volume17
Issue number26
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 27 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Materials Chemistry

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