Modification of malti-walled carbon nanotubes with acrulates

  • G. S. Gun'ko Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Yu. M. Bolbukh Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • G. P. Prikhod'ko Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • V. A. Tertykh Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine


Multi-walled carbon nanotubes, synthesized by pyrolysis of propylene on the ferruginous catalyst, were modified by oxidization with hydrogen peroxide and subsequent attaching of 2-hydroxyethylmethacrylate or acrylic acid. Samples of nanotubes were analyzed by XPS and IR-spectroscopy. It was shown that with the use of different initiators it is possible to form on surface of carbon nanotubers a covalently attached modified layer that contains the hydroxyl- or methacrylic groups.


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How to Cite
Gun’ko, G. S., Bolbukh, Y. M., Prikhod’ko, G. P., & Tertykh, V. A. (2009). Modification of malti-walled carbon nanotubes with acrulates. Surface, (15), 343-350. Retrieved from
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