Applied Physics A

, Volume 80, Issue 3, pp 637–639

Nanofluids in carbon nanotubes using supercritical CO2: a first step towards a nanochemical reaction

  • X.B. Wang
  • Z.M. Liu
  • P.A. Hu
  • Y.Q. Liu
  • B.X. Han
  • D.B. Zhu
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s00339-003-2264-8

Cite this article as:
Wang, X., Liu, Z., Hu, P. et al. Appl. Phys. A (2005) 80: 637. doi:10.1007/s00339-003-2264-8

Abstract

Nanofluids were obtained by filling carbon nanotubes (CNTs) with toluene using supercritical fluid technology. The method reported here should open a novel route to developing nanoscale chemical reactions using CNTs as nanoreactors.

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© Springer-Verlag 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • X.B. Wang
    • 1
  • Z.M. Liu
    • 1
  • P.A. Hu
    • 1
  • Y.Q. Liu
    • 1
  • B.X. Han
    • 1
  • D.B. Zhu
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Molecular Science, Institute of ChemistryChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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