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Cover Picture: Engineering the Electronic Structure of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes by Chemical Functionalization (ChemPhysChem 4/2005)
The cover picture shows single-walled carbon nanotube (SWCNT) sidewalls that can be opened by chemical modifications such as a CCl2 addition reaction. The SWCNT electronic structures near the Fermi level are only changed slightly by functionalizations at low modification ratios; however, at higher ratios, the metallic SWCNTs become nonmetallic. Therefore, the electronic properties of SWCNTs can be controlled by chemical modification. Details can be found in the Communication by J. Zhao, Z. Chen and co-workers on page 598.