Jump to main content
Jump to site search

Issue 8, 2011
Previous Article Next Article

Non-covalent ruthenium polypyridyl complexes–carbon nanotubes composites: an alternative for functional dissolution of carbon nanotubes in solution

Author affiliations

Abstract

The dispersion of single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) in the presence of water soluble polypyridyl complexes of the general formula [Rux(bpy)yL]2+ (L = dppz, dppn, tpphz) is reported. These ligands have extended planar π systems, which aid in the solubilization of SWCNTs via π–π interactions.

Graphical abstract: Non-covalent ruthenium polypyridyl complexes–carbon nanotubes composites: an alternative for functional dissolution of carbon nanotubes in solution

Back to tab navigation

Supplementary files

Article information


Submitted
30 Nov 2010
Accepted
03 Jan 2011
First published
24 Jan 2011

Chem. Commun., 2011,47, 2246-2248
Article type
Communication

Non-covalent ruthenium polypyridyl complexes–carbon nanotubes composites: an alternative for functional dissolution of carbon nanotubes in solution

D. Jain, A. Saha and A. A. Martí, Chem. Commun., 2011, 47, 2246
DOI: 10.1039/C0CC05295G

Social activity

Search articles by author

Spotlight

Advertisements