Structural and morphological variations of encapsulated metal oxides in single walled carbon nanotubes

Pedro Da Costa*, Narun Thamavaranukup, Thomas Rutherford, Steffi Friedrichs, Jeremy Sloan, Malcolm L.H. Green

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Abstract

Single walled carbon nanotubes have been filled with a variety of metal oxides and the structural and morphological characteristics of the metal_oxide@SWNT composites studied. Advanced techniques of software aberrations correction for transmission electron microscopy were used for characterisation. This research shows that, despite their higher reactivity compared to salts such as halides, oxides can be encapsulated within SWNTs with some compounds attaining remarkable filling yields.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAssembly at the Nanoscale
Subtitle of host publicationToward Functional Nanostructured Materials
Pages360-365
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2005
Event2005 MRS Fall Meeting - Boston, MA, United States
Duration: Nov 28 2005Dec 1 2005

Publication series

NameMaterials Research Society Symposium Proceedings
Volume901
ISSN (Print)0272-9172

Other

Other2005 MRS Fall Meeting
CountryUnited States
CityBoston, MA
Period11/28/0512/1/05

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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