Tungsten disulphide coated multi-walled carbon nanotubes

Raymond Whitby, W.K. Hsu, C.B. Boothroyd, H.W. Kroto, D.R.M. Walton

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Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNs), coated with ordered WS2 mono- or multi-layers, are generated by pyrolysing H2S/N2 over MWCNs thinly coated with WO3. High-resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM) reveals the presence of hexagonal WS2 arrays in the tube surface, consistent with the WS2 simulated structure.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-126
Number of pages6
JournalChemical Physics Letters
Issue number1-2
Publication statusPublished - 13 Jun 2002

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    Whitby, R., Hsu, W. K., Boothroyd, C. B., Kroto, H. W., & Walton, D. R. M. (2002). Tungsten disulphide coated multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Chemical Physics Letters, 359(1-2), 121-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0009-2614(02)00667-X