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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 42, Issue 24, pp 10103–10105 | Cite as

Preparation of new inorganic–organic complexes by using FexTi1−2xNb1+xO 5 (x = 0–0.5) nanosheets

  • G. K. Prasad
  • M. Horiuchi
  • N. Kumada
  • Y. Yonesaki
  • T. Takei
  • N. Kinomura
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Abstract

Novel inorganic–organic complex nanocomposites have been prepared by using exfoliated FexTi1−2xNb1+xO 5 nanosheets and poly (N-octadecyl-2-ethynyl pyridinium bromide) (PNOEtPyBr) by the method of exfoliation–reflocculation. The X-ray diffraction data of the nanocomposites indicate the formation of FexTi1−2xNb1+xO5/PNOEtPyBr nanostructure with the length of basal spacing of 4.6 nm along the stacking direction of FexTi1−2xNb1+xO 5 nanosheet layers. The a. c. electrical conductivity of nanocomposites decreased with the value of x. This trend was correlated with the hydration behavior of the interlayer for HFexTi1−2xNb1+xO5·nH2O (x = 0–0.5) which were starting compounds of nanosheets.

Keywords

Basal Spacing Tetra Butyl Ammonium Polymer Molecule Tetra Butyl Charge Transport Mechanism 

Notes

Acknowledgement

This work was supported financially by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (No.16350113) of JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. K. Prasad
    • 1
  • M. Horiuchi
    • 1
  • N. Kumada
    • 1
  • Y. Yonesaki
    • 1
  • T. Takei
    • 1
  • N. Kinomura
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Research Interdisciplinary, Graduate School of Medicine and EngineeringUniversity of YamanashiKofuJapan

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