Microwave Irradiation: An Important Tool to Functionalize Fullerenes and Carbon Nanotubes

Author(s): Fernando Langa, Pilar de la Cruz.

Journal Name: Combinatorial Chemistry & High Throughput Screening

Volume 10 , Issue 9 , 2007

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Microwave irradiation is an important tool in the functionalization of fullerenes and carbon nanotubes. These are compounds with excellent properties that make them useful for the development of optoelectronic organic devices. The applications of microwaves in the chemistry of these materials are reviewed.

Keywords: Microwave, fullerene, carbon nanotubes

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Year: 2007
Page: [766 - 782]
Pages: 17
DOI: 10.2174/138620707783018487
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