The authors gratefully acknowledge Dr. J. S. Dordick for valuable discussions and Dr. T. Nakayama for carrying out micro-Raman spectroscopy measurements. The work was supported by the NSF (ECS 424322, DMR 9984478 and Rensselaer's NSEC), an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, and the Bergmann Award provided by the US–Israel Binational Science Foundation. Supporting Information is available online from Wiley InterScience or from the author.
Site-Selective Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes†
Article first published online: 27 JAN 2006
Copyright © 2006 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Volume 18, Issue 5, pages 547–552, March, 2006
How to Cite
Raghuveer, M. S., Kumar, A., Frederick, M. J., Louie, G. P., Ganesan, P. G. and Ramanath, G. (2006), Site-Selective Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes. Adv. Mater., 18: 547–552. doi: 10.1002/adma.200500181
- Issue published online: 2 MAR 2006
- Article first published online: 27 JAN 2006
- Manuscript Accepted: 12 OCT 2005
- Manuscript Received: 26 JAN 2005
- Carbon nanotubes;
Site-selective functionalization of nano- or macroscopic segments of carbon nanotubes is accomplished using focused ion beams followed by site-selective derivatization of the segments with nanostructures and biomolecules (see Figure). Such hybrid nanostructures open up new possibilities for nanoscale addressing, fingerprinting, recognition, and separation.