The formation of nanotubes and nanocoils of molybdenum disulphide

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dc.contributor.author Lavayen, Vladimir
dc.contributor.author Mirabal, Neisy
dc.contributor.author O'Dwyer, Colm
dc.contributor.author Santa-Ana, María A.
dc.contributor.author Benavente, Eglantina
dc.contributor.author Sotomayor Torres, Clivia M.
dc.contributor.author Gonzalez, Guillermo
dc.date.accessioned 2013-02-20T16:26:10Z
dc.date.available 2013-02-20T16:26:10Z
dc.date.copyright 2007
dc.date.issued 2007-04
dc.identifier.citation Lavayen, V., Mirabal, N., O’Dwyer, C., Santa Ana, M. A., Benavente, E., Sotomayor Torres, C. M. and González, G. (2007) 'The formation of nanotubes and nanocoils of molybdenum disulphide', Applied Surface Science, 253(12), pp. 5185-5190. doi: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2006.12.019 en
dc.identifier.volume 253 en
dc.identifier.issued 12 en
dc.identifier.startpage 5185 en
dc.identifier.endpage 5190 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/985
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.apsusc.2006.12.019
dc.description.abstract This work reports the successful realization of MoS2 nanotubes by a novel intercalation chemistry and hydrothermal treatment. An inorganic-organic precursor of hexadecylamine (HDA) and molybdenum disulphide (MoS2) were used in synthesizing the nanocomposite comprising laminar MoS2 with HDA intercalated in the interlaminar spacing. The formation of MoS2 nanotubes occurred during hydrothermal treatment (HT) by a self-organized rolling mechanism. The nanotubes were observed to have dimensions 2-12 µm in length and inner diameters typically in the range of 25-100 nm. We also report the formation of amorphous nanocoils of MoS2 obtained during similar procedures. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland (02/IN.1/172); Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico, Chile (Grants 1050344, 1030102, 7050081) en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Elsevier en
dc.relation.uri http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0169433206015534
dc.rights Copyright © 2007, Elsevier. NOTICE: this is the author’s version of a work that was accepted for publication in Applied Surface Science . Changes resulting from the publishing process, such as peer review, editing, corrections, structural formatting, and other quality control mechanisms may not be reflected in this document. Changes may have been made to this work since it was submitted for publication. A definitive version was subsequently published in Applied Surface Science [253, 12, 15 April 2007] DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apsusc.2006.12.019 en
dc.subject Chalcogenides en
dc.subject Transmission electron microscopy en
dc.subject Molybdenum en
dc.subject Nanotubes en
dc.subject Nanostructures en
dc.title The formation of nanotubes and nanocoils of molybdenum disulphide en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorurl http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/D004/codwyer 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 2012-11-29T18:12:32Z
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dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.contributor.funder Fondo Nacional de Desarrollo Científico y Tecnológico es
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Applied Surface Science en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress c.odwyer@ucc.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Principal Investigator Programme (PI)/02/IN.1/I172/IE/Silicon-Based Photonic Circuits Containing 2- and 3-Dimensional Photonic Crystal Waveguides and Light Sources for Communication Applications in the Visible and Near-Infrared Spectral Range/


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