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Simple Synthesis of MoS2 and WS2 Nanotubes

Nath, Manashi and Govindaraj, Achuthara and Rao, CNR (2001) Simple Synthesis of MoS2 and WS2 Nanotubes. In: Advanced Materials, 13 (4). 283+.

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Trisulfide molybdenum complexes have been employed to produce nanotubes by simple heating in a stream of hydrogen. Bamboo-like stacking (see Figure) was observed, suggesting that the stimulus for the growth of MoS2 nanotubes is similar to that of their carbon equivalents. The wide experience gained with trisulfide complexes directs this technique towards the preparation of other layered sulfide nanotubes, although other precursors are also shown to be successful.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Advanced Materials
Publisher: Wiley
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Wiley.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2010 06:50
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:56
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/17376

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