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Control of the photoluminescence properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes by alkylation and subsequent thermal treatment

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Abstract

Dibutylated single-walled carbon nanotubes (Bu–SWNTs–Bu) with varying degrees of functionalization were prepared by two-step reductive alkylation and subsequent thermal treatment. A new photoluminescence peak at around 1240 nm was observed and increased drastically after the thermal treatment. The results indicate that thermally treated Bu–SWNTs–Bu are promising NIR photoluminescent materials.

Graphical abstract: Control of the photoluminescence properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes by alkylation and subsequent thermal treatment

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The article was received on 14 May 2015, accepted on 13 Jul 2015 and first published on 16 Jul 2015


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04020E
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Citation: Chem. Commun., 2015,51, 13462-13465
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    Control of the photoluminescence properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes by alkylation and subsequent thermal treatment

    Y. Maeda, Y. Takehana, M. Yamada, M. Suzuki and T. Murakami, Chem. Commun., 2015, 51, 13462
    DOI: 10.1039/C5CC04020E

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