Vanadate conformation variations in vanadium pentoxide nanostructures

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dc.contributor.author O'Dwyer, Colm
dc.contributor.author Lavayen, Vladimir
dc.contributor.author Newcomb, Simon B.
dc.contributor.author Santa-Ana, María A.
dc.contributor.author Benavente, Eglantina
dc.contributor.author Gonzalez, Guillermo
dc.contributor.author Sotomayor Torres, Clivia M.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-07-07T14:19:03Z
dc.date.available 2016-07-07T14:19:03Z
dc.date.issued 2007-06-18
dc.identifier.citation O'Dwyer, C., Lavayen, V., Newcomb, S. B., Santa Ana, M. A., Benavente, E., Gonzalez, G., and Sotomayor Torres, M. A. (2007) 'Vanadate conformation variations in vanadium pentoxide nanostructures'. Journal of the Electrochemical Society, 154(8), pp. K29-K35. http://jes.ecsdl.org/content/154/8/K29.abstract en
dc.identifier.volume 154 en
dc.identifier.issued 8 en
dc.identifier.startpage K29 en
dc.identifier.endpage K35 en
dc.identifier.issn 0013-4651
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/2837
dc.identifier.doi 10.1149/1.2746556
dc.description.abstract We report the comparative structural-vibrational study of nanostructures of nanourchins, nanotubes, and nanorods of vanadium oxide. The tube walls comprise layers of vanadium oxide with the organic surfactant intercalated between atomic layers. Both Raman scattering and infrared spectroscopies showed that the structure of nanourchins, nanotubes, and nanorods of vanadium oxide nanocomposite are strongly dependent on the valency of the vanadium, its associated interactions with the organic surfactant template, and on the packing mechanism and arrangement of the surfactant between vanadate layers. Accurate assignment of the vibrational modes to the V-O coordinations has allowed their comparative classification and relation to atomic layer structure. Although all structures are formed from the same precursor, differences in vanadate conformations due to the hydrothermal treatment and surfactant type result in variable degrees of crystalline order in the final nanostructure. The nanotube-containing nanourchins contain vanadate layers in the nanotubes that are in a distorted γ- V5+ conformation, whereas the the nanorods, by comparison, show evidence for V5+ and V4+ species-containing ordered VOx lamina. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland (SFI grant no. 02/IN.1/172); Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico, Chile (FOND ECyT grants 1050344, 1030102, 7050081); Universidad de Chile; Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana, Chile; European Commission (PhOREMOST FP6/2003/IST/2-511616); en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Electrochemical Society en
dc.rights © 2007 The Electrochemical Society. All rights reserved. en
dc.subject Vanadium compounds en
dc.subject Nanotubes en
dc.subject Nanocomposites en
dc.subject Raman spectra en
dc.subject Organic compounds en
dc.subject Surfactants en
dc.subject Infrared spectra en
dc.subject Intercalation compounds en
dc.subject Phonons en
dc.title Vanadate conformation variations in vanadium pentoxide nanostructures en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Colm O'Dwyer, Chemistry, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: c.odwyer@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2012-11-29T20:59:20Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.contributor.funder Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico, Chile en
dc.contributor.funder Universidad Tecnológica Metropolitana, Chile en
dc.contributor.funder Universidad de Chile en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Journal of the Electrochemical Society en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress c.odwyer@ucc.ie en


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