Removal of amorphous carbon for the efficient sidewall functionalisation of single-walled carbon nanotubes

Lidong Shao, Gerard Tobias, Christoph G. Salzmann, Belén Ballesteros, Sung You Hong, Alison Crossley, Benjamin G. Davis, Malcolm L. H. Green
2007 Chemical Communications  
The sidewall functionalisation of carbon nanotubes using the standard nitric acid treatment can be greatly enhanced by first removing the amorphous carbon present in the sample.
doi:10.1039/b712614j pmid:18049763 fatcat:ntxfgpx6erhytf3swyvptfve4u