Solubilization and debundling of purified single-walled carbon nanotubes using solubilizing agents in an aqueous solution by high-speed vibration milling technique

Atsushi Ikeda, Kentaro Hayashi, Toshifumi Konishi, Jun Ichi Kikuchi

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Purified single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNTs) and cyclodextrins (CDs) mixed by a mechanochemical ‘high-speed vibration milling technique’ (HSVM) are soluble in an aqueous solution because of the formation of SWNT·CDs complexes and the debundling of SWNTs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1334-1335
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2004 Jan 1


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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