Heterodoped nanotubes: Theory, synthesis, and characterization of phosphorus - Nitrogen doped multiwalled carbon nanotubes

Eduardo Cruz-Silva, David A. Cullen, Lin Gu, Jose Manuel Romo-Herrera, Emilio Muñoz-Sandoval, Florentino López-Urías, Bobby G. Sumpter, Vincent Meunier, Jean Christophe Charlier, David J. Smith, Humberto Terrones, Mauricio Terrones Maldonado

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Abstract

Arrays of multiwalled carbon nanotubes doped with phosphorus (P) and nitrogen (N) are synthesized using a solution of ferrocene, triphenyl-phosphine, and benzylamine in conjunction with spray pyrolysis. We demonstrate that iron phosphide (Fe 3 P) nanoparticles act as catalysts during nanotube growth, leading to the formation of novel PN-doped multiwalled carbon nanotubes. The samples were examined by high resolution electron microscopy and microanalysis techniques, and their chemical stability was explored by means of thermogravimetric analysis in the presence of oxgen. The PN-doped Structures reveal important morphology and chemical changes when compared to N-doped nanotubes. These types of heterodoped nanotubes are predicted to offer many new opportunities in the fabrication of fast-response chemical sensors.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)441-448
Number of pages8
JournalACS Nano
Volume2
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 1 2008

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Multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCN)
Phosphorus
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phosphorus
nanotubes
phosphine
Nitrogen
carbon nanotubes
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synthesis
phosphides
Spray pyrolysis
High resolution electron microscopy
Chemical stability
Microanalysis
Chemical sensors
microanalysis
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Cruz-Silva, Eduardo ; Cullen, David A. ; Gu, Lin ; Romo-Herrera, Jose Manuel ; Muñoz-Sandoval, Emilio ; López-Urías, Florentino ; Sumpter, Bobby G. ; Meunier, Vincent ; Charlier, Jean Christophe ; Smith, David J. ; Terrones, Humberto ; Terrones Maldonado, Mauricio. / Heterodoped nanotubes : Theory, synthesis, and characterization of phosphorus - Nitrogen doped multiwalled carbon nanotubes. In: ACS Nano. 2008 ; Vol. 2, No. 3. pp. 441-448.
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Cruz-Silva E, Cullen DA, Gu L, Romo-Herrera JM, Muñoz-Sandoval E, López-Urías F et al. Heterodoped nanotubes: Theory, synthesis, and characterization of phosphorus - Nitrogen doped multiwalled carbon nanotubes. ACS Nano. 2008 Mar 1;2(3):441-448. https://doi.org/10.1021/nn700330w