Green tea solution individually solubilizes single-walled carbon nanotubes

Genki Nakamura, Kaori Narimatsu, Yasuro Niidome, Naotoshi Nakashima

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Abstract

We describe the finding that green tea and catechins individually dissolve single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs). UVvisible-near-IR absorption, photoluminescence, Raman spectroscopy, and atomic force microscopy were used to characterize the solubilized aqueous nanotube solutions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1140-1141
Number of pages2
JournalChemistry Letters
Volume36
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 5 2007

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Catechin
Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCN)
Nanotubes
Raman spectroscopy
Atomic force microscopy
Photoluminescence
Tea

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Nakamura, G., Narimatsu, K., Niidome, Y., & Nakashima, N. (2007). Green tea solution individually solubilizes single-walled carbon nanotubes. Chemistry Letters, 36(9), 1140-1141. https://doi.org/10.1246/cl.2007.1140

Green tea solution individually solubilizes single-walled carbon nanotubes. / Nakamura, Genki; Narimatsu, Kaori; Niidome, Yasuro; Nakashima, Naotoshi.

In: Chemistry Letters, Vol. 36, No. 9, 05.09.2007, p. 1140-1141.

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Nakamura, G, Narimatsu, K, Niidome, Y & Nakashima, N 2007, 'Green tea solution individually solubilizes single-walled carbon nanotubes', Chemistry Letters, vol. 36, no. 9, pp. 1140-1141. https://doi.org/10.1246/cl.2007.1140
Nakamura, Genki ; Narimatsu, Kaori ; Niidome, Yasuro ; Nakashima, Naotoshi. / Green tea solution individually solubilizes single-walled carbon nanotubes. In: Chemistry Letters. 2007 ; Vol. 36, No. 9. pp. 1140-1141.
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