Carbon nanohorns grown from ruthenium nanoparticles

Junfeng Geng, Caterina Ducati, Douglas S. Shephard, Manish Chhowalla, Brian F.G. Johnson, John Robertson

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A nanoscale ruthenium/gold bimetallic cluster of clusters has been used as a molecular precursor to produce pure ruthenium nanoparticles (seeds) as catalysts for the growth of carbon nanohorns (CNHs).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1112-1113
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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    Geng, J., Ducati, C., Shephard, D. S., Chhowalla, M., Johnson, B. F. G., & Robertson, J. (2002). Carbon nanohorns grown from ruthenium nanoparticles. Chemical Communications, 2(10), 1112-1113.