Encapsulation and IR probing of cube-shaped octasilasesquioxane H(8)Si(8)O(12) in carbon nanotubes

Jiawei Wang, Marina K. Kuimova, Martyn Poliakoff, G. Andrew D. Briggs, Andrei N. Khlobystov

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Abstract

A spectroscopic probe of nanotube diameter: The strength of the interaction of H8Si8O12 with the inner walls of carbon nanotubes (see picture) depends on the inner diameter. This, in turn, affects the SiH stretching frequency, which can be probed by IR spectroscopy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5188-5191
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie
Volume45
Issue number31
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 4 Aug 2006

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