Properties, applications and functionalisation of carbon nanohorns
Source: International Journal of Nanotechnology, Volume 6, Numbers 1-2, 2008 , pp. 176-195(20)
Publisher: Inderscience Publishers
Abstract:Functionalisation of carbon nanohorns (CNHs), by covalent bonding or non-covalent supramolecular interacting organic moieties, overcomes insolubility problems and enhances manipulation and processibility. The present review paper summarises our recent accomplishments in the field of chemical modification of CNHs together with various critical and important aspects related to their synthesis, morphology, properties and applications. Moreover, the design and preparation of some novel hybrid materials consisting of CNHs and electron donors will be presented.
Document Type: Research article
Affiliations: 1: Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Vass. Constantinou 48 Ave., Athens 116 35, Greece. 2: Theoretical and Physical Chemistry Institute, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Vass. Constantinou 48 Ave., Athens 116 35, Greece
Publication date: 2008-11-30