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Carbon nanotubes by the metallocene route

Sen, R and Govindaraj, A and Rao, CNR (1997) Carbon nanotubes by the metallocene route. In: Chemical Physics Letters, 267 (3-4). pp. 276-280.

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Abstract

Pyrolysis of metallocenes such as ferrocene, cobaltocene and nickelocene, is shown to yield carbon nanotubes and metal-filled onion-like structures, Pyrolysis of benzene in the presence of a metallocene gives high yields of nanotubes, the wall thickness of the nanotubes depending on the metallocene content, Pyrolysis of benzene in the absence of any metal however gives monodispersed nanospheres of carbon rather than nanotubes.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Materials Research Centre
Depositing User: Mr. S Muthuraja
Date Deposited: 29 May 2009 06:28
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:24
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/18583

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