Structure and Electrochemical Properties of Aqueous Suspensions of Functionalized Single- and Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes
Keywords:carbon nanotubes, aqueous suspensions, atomic force microscopy, voltammetry, electrochemical impedance spectroscopy
The structure of single- and multiwalled carbon nanotubes (CNTs) functionalized with carboxyl groups in water is investigated by means of atomic force microscopy. The electrochemical prop-erties of the water systems containing both types of CNTs are investigated, by using the cyclic voltammetry and electrochemical impedance spectroscopy techniques. The results may be use-ful for the clarification of the mechanisms of specific biological activities of CNTs and their applications in various fields of nanobiotechnology.
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