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Microwave-assisted functionalization of carbon nanohorns with oligothiophene units with SERS activity

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Abstract

Carbon nanohorns have been functionalized with oligothiophene units via the 1,3-dipolar cycloaddition reaction under microwave irradiation and solvent-free conditions. A dramatic Raman enhancement was found for one of the synthesized derivatives. Experimental and in silico studies helped to understand the enhancement, attributed to the modification of electromagnetic fields upon functionalization at the tip of the nanostructures.

Graphical abstract: Microwave-assisted functionalization of carbon nanohorns with oligothiophene units with SERS activity

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Submitted
15 May 2020
Accepted
26 Jun 2020
First published
29 Jun 2020

Chem. Commun., 2020,56, 8948-8951
Article type
Communication

Microwave-assisted functionalization of carbon nanohorns with oligothiophene units with SERS activity

D. Iglesias, J. Guerra, M. I. Lucío, R. C. González-Cano, J. T. López Navarrete, M. C. Ruiz Delgado, E. Vázquez and M. A. Herrero, Chem. Commun., 2020, 56, 8948
DOI: 10.1039/D0CC03496G

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