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Metal nanoparticles, nanowires, and carbon nanotubes

Rao, C. N. R. and Kulkarni, G. U. and Govindaraj, A and Satishkumar, B. C. and Thomas, P. John (2000) Metal nanoparticles, nanowires, and carbon nanotubes. Pure and Applied Chemistry, 72 (1-2). pp. 21-33.

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Abstract

The size-dependent metal to nonmetal transition in metal nanoparticles has been investigated using photoelectron and tunneling spectroscopic techniques. Metal nanoparticles capped by thiols are shown to organize into ordered 2D and 3D structures. Single-walled nanotubes and aligned carbon nanotube bundles have been synthesized by controlling the size of metal nanoparticles produced in situ during the pyrolysis of precursors. Nanowires of gold and other metals have been produced in the capillaries of the single-walled nanotube

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Material Science > Functional and hybrid materials
Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools
Material Science > Nanochemistry
Divisions:Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
ID Code:4112
Deposited By:JNCASR
Deposited On:02 Feb 2009 15:34
Last Modified:12 Feb 2009 11:21

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