Aggregation in C60/NMP, C60/NMP/water and C 60/NMP/toluene mixtures

O. A. Kyzyma, L. A. Bulavin, V. L. Aksenov, T. V. Tropin, M. V. Avdeev, M. V. Korobov, S. V. Snegir, L. Rosta

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Abstract

The solutions of C60 in N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) and in the binary mixtures NMP/water and NMP/toluene are investigated using UV-Vis spectroscopy, small-angle neutron scattering and mass-spectroscopy. The decomposition of fullerene clusters after dilution of C60/NMP system with water and the effect of solvent polarity on fullerene aggregation in C60/NMP/toluene solutions are analyzed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)610-615
Number of pages6
JournalFullerenes Nanotubes and Carbon Nanostructures
Volume16
Issue number5-6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2008

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Keywords

  • C clusters
  • Small-angle neutron scattering
  • UV-Vis and mass-spectroscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

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