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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2008 Vol.9 No.5 P.720-726


IR study on surface chemical properties of catalytic grown carbon nanotubes and nanofibers

Author(s):  Li-hua TENG, Tian-di TANG

Affiliation(s):  Institute of Biology and Environmental Science, Zhejiang Wanli University, Ningbo 315100, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   tlh_98@163.com

Key Words:  Carbon nanotubes (CNTs), Carbon nanofibers (CNFs), Functional surface groups, Infrared (IR) spectroscopy

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Li-hua TENG, Tian-di TANG. IR study on surface chemical properties of catalytic grown carbon nanotubes and nanofibers[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2008, 9(5): 720-726.

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In this study, the surface chemical properties of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and carbon nanofibers (CNFs) grown by catalytic decomposition of methane on nickel and cobalt based catalysts were studied by DRIFT (Diffuse Reflectance Infrared Fourier Transform) and transmission infrared (IR) spectroscopy. The results show that the surface exists not only carbon-hydrogen groups, but also carboxyl, ketene or quinone (carbonyl) oxygen-containing groups. These functional groups were formed in the process of the material growth, which result in large amount of chemical defect sites on the walls.

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