The Use of CaCO3 and Ca3(PO4)2 as Supports for Fe-Co Catalysts for Carbon Nanotube Synthesis: A Comparative Study

  1. Sanjay Mathur,
  2. Suprakas Sinha Ray and
  3. Tatsuki Ohji
  1. Sabelo D. Mhlanga1,
  2. Suprakas Sinha Ray1 and
  3. Neil J. Coville2

Published Online: 22 NOV 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470944042.ch12

Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31

Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31

How to Cite

Mhlanga, S. D., Ray, S. S. and Coville, N. J. (2010) The Use of CaCO3 and Ca3(PO4)2 as Supports for Fe-Co Catalysts for Carbon Nanotube Synthesis: A Comparative Study, in Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology IV: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 31 (eds S. Mathur, S. S. Ray and T. Ohji), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470944042.ch12

Author Information

  1. 1

    DST/CSIR Nanotech. Innovation Centre, National Centre for Nano-Structured Materials, P.O. Box, 395, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa.

  2. 2

    DST/NRF Centre of Excellence in Strong Materials and the Molecular Sciences, Institute, School of Chemistry, University of the Witwatersrand, WITS 2050, South Africa

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 22 NOV 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470594728

Online ISBN: 9780470944042

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Keywords:

  • carbon nanotube;
  • Fisher-tropsch synthesis;
  • decomposition;
  • polymer composites;
  • ceramics

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental Section

  • Results and Discussion

  • Conclusion

  • Acknowledgement