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Mo1−xWxS2 nanotubes and related structures

Nath, Manashi and Mukhopadhyay, K and Rao, C. N. R. (2002) Mo1−xWxS2 nanotubes and related structures. CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS, 352 (3-4). pp. 163-168.

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Abstract

(NH4)2MoS4 and (NH4)2WS4 form solid solutions over the entire composition range. Nanotubes of Mo1−xWxS2 solid solutions have been prepared by employing these solid solutions precursors. Thus, the thermal decomposition of (NH4)2Mo1−xWxS4 in an inert or a hydrogen atmosphere yields Mo1−xWxS2 nanotubes, those with x<0.1 being more readily obtained. The nanotubes exhibit novel tip architectures and defects. Single-walled nanotubes have also been observed in some samples.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Material Science > Nanochemistry
Divisions:Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
ID Code:3949
Deposited By:JNCASR
Deposited On:03 Feb 2009 04:17
Last Modified:03 Feb 2009 04:17

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