Accession Number : ADA296986

Title :   Template Synthesis of Graphitic Nanotubules.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : COLORADO STATE UNIV FORT COLLINS DEPT OF CHEMISTRY

Personal Author(s) : Parthasarathy, Ranjani V. ; Phani, K. L. ; Martin, Charles R.

PDF Url : ADA296986

Report Date : 17 JUL 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : We describe a method for preparing monodisperse graphitic nanotubules. These are prepared by synthesizing polyacrylonitrile (PAN) from the monomer, within the pores of a porous alumina template membrane. Because the membrane used has cylindrical pores of uniform diameter, monodisperse PAN tubules are obtained. The PAN tubules are then heated to affect graphitization of the PAN. jg p.2

Descriptors :   *SYNTHESIS, *ACRYLONITRILE POLYMERS, *GRAPHITE, *TEMPLATES, DIAMETERS, ALUMINUM OXIDES, MONOMERS, MEMBRANES, HEAT, POROUS MATERIALS.

Subject Categories : Polymer Chemistry
      Organic Chemistry
      Laminates and Composite Materials

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE