Production of WS2 nanotubes

Qiu Zhu Yan Qiu Zhu, Kuang Hsu Wen Kuang Hsu, N. Grobert, He Chang Bao He Chang, M. Terrones, H. Terrones, H. W. Kroto, D. R.M. Walton, Qing Wei Bing Qing Wei

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Abstract

Using a simplified in-situ process, we have successfully generated relatively long IF WS2 nanotubes, in good yield and purity. The nanotubes are formed directly from WO(x) nanorods created from W and SiO2 during the first stage. Structural similarities and differences between IF nanotubes and carbon nanotubes have been analyzed. A noteworthy feature of the WS2 tubes is that some of their tips are fully open.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1190-1194
Number of pages5
JournalChemistry of Materials
Volume12
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 16 2000

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Yan Qiu Zhu, Q. Z., Wen Kuang Hsu, K. H., Grobert, N., Bao He Chang, H. C., Terrones, M., Terrones, H., Kroto, H. W., Walton, D. R. M., & Bing Qing Wei, Q. W. (2000). Production of WS2 nanotubes. Chemistry of Materials, 12(5), 1190-1194. https://doi.org/10.1021/cm991189k