Acta Phys. -Chim. Sin. ›› 2007, Vol. 23 ›› Issue (09): 1451-1453.doi: 10.3866/PKU.WHXB20070927

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Synthesis and Infrared Spectroscopy Characterization of Ferrocene-filled Double-walled Carbon Nanotubes

QIU Han-Xun; WANG Zhi-Yong; SHI Zu-Jin; GU Zhen-Nan; QIU Jie-Shan   

  1. State Key Laboratory of Fine Chemicals, Center for Nano Materials and Science, Carbon Research Laboratory, School of Chemical Engineering, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian 116024, Liaoning Province, P. R. China; 2Beijing National Laboratory for Molecular Sciences, State Key Laboratory of Rare Earth Materials Chemistry and Applications, College of Chemistry and Molecular Engineering, Peking University, Beijing 100871, P. R. China
  • Received:2007-05-07 Revised:2007-06-12 Published:2007-09-06
  • Contact: SHI Zu-Jin; QIU Jie-Shan;

Abstract: Ferrocene-filled double-walled carbon nanotubes (Fc@DWNTs) were successfully synthesized by introducing ferrocene molecules into the hollow cavities of DWNTs in a vapor phase diffusion process. High resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM) and infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) were employed to characterize this nanohybrid material. FTIR results revealed that there were strong intermolecular interactions between DWNTs and ferrocene, indicating electron transfers occured between them.

Key words: DWNTs, Ferrocene, Infrared spectroscopy, Electron transfer


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