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Carbon nanotube, multi-walled

as-produced cathode deposit, >7.5% MWCNT basis, O.D. × L 7-15 nm × 0.5-10 μm, avg. no. of layers, 5 ‑ 20

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Synonym(s):
MWCNT, MWNT, Multiwall carbon nanotube
CAS Number:
NACRES:
NA.23

Assay

>7.5% MWCNT basis

form

powder

feature

avg. no. of layers 5 ‑ 20

composition

carbon content, >99% TGA

O.D. × L

7-15 nm × 0.5-10 μm

mp

3652-3697 °C (lit.)

density

~2.1 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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composition

carbon content, >99% TGA

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carbon content, >99% TGA

composition

carbon, >98% (total metals impurities)

composition

carbon, >90%

O.D. × L

7-15 nm × 0.5-10 μm

O.D. × L

7-12 nm × 0.5-10 μm

O.D. × L

6-13 nm × 2.5-20 μm

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3652-3697 °C (lit.)

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3652-3697 °C (lit.)

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3652-3697 °C (lit.)

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3652-3697 °C (lit.)

General description

These are catalyst free arc-discharge multiwall carbon nanotubes (MWNTs). Multi-walled carbon nanotube core surrounded by a fused carbon shell, the remainder being multi-layer polygonal carbon nanoparticles and amorphous and graphitic carbon nanoparticles. It contains approximately 5-20 graphitic layers.

Application

Carbon nanotube, multi-walled (MWNT) belongs to the class of carbonaceous materials with excellent thermo-mechanical and electrochemical properties. This material can be used in a variety of sustainable energy applications such as solar cells, photocatalysis, biosensor, gas sensor, supercapacitor and as a filler that acts as a reinforcement to improve the mechanical property of composites.
MWNTs were used in the comparative study of oxidative treatment to carbon nanomaterials. MWNTs were used as a reinforcement in CNT/SiC nano composites. 2

Physical form

Approximately 5-20 graphitic layers. Multi-walled carbon nanotube core surrounded by a fused carbon shell, the remainder being multi-layer polygonal carbon nanoparticles and amorphous and graphitic carbon nanoparticles.

Preparation Note

Electric Arc Discharge Method

Other Notes

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Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

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dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have received much attention since their discovery in 1991 by Sumio lijima1 due to their excellent mechanical, electrical, and optical properties.

A nanocomposite is typically defined as a mixture between a host material (e.g., polymer matrix) and nanofillers with at least one dimension of less than 100 nm.

Graphene is a one-atomic-layer thick two-dimensional material made of carbon atoms arranged in a honeycomb structure. Its fascinating electrical, optical, and mechanical properties ignited enormous interdisciplinary interest from the physics, chemistry, and materials science fields.

Single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) are promising materials for use in the active channel of field-effect transistors (FETs), photoabsorbing layers of solar cells and photodetectors because of their ultrafast charge transport mobility.

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