Imaging the oxidation of ZnS encapsulated in carbon nanotubes

Pedro Da Costa, Thomas W. Hansen, Jakob B. Wagner, Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski

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Abstract

Cable-to-tube transition: Core-shell sulfide-carbon nanocables have been oxidised to hollow polycrystalline nanowires and further assembled to crystallites inside a transmission electron microscope. The full experimental life cycle (see graphic) was followed for a single nanostructure; this provided extended structural and chemical information that supports a nanocable-to-nanotube transition and the presence of the Kirkendall effect.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11809-11812
Number of pages4
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Volume16
Issue number39
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 18 2010

Keywords

  • Kirkendall effect
  • carbon
  • chalcogenides
  • electron microscopy
  • nanotubes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Organic Chemistry

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