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Directly observed covalent coupling of quantum dots to single-wall carbon nanotubes
- Azamian, Bobak R., Coleman, Karl S., Davis, Jason J., Hanson, Neal, Green, Malcolm L. H.
- Chemical communications 2002 no.4 pp. 366-367
- atomic force microscopy, carbon nanotubes, chemical bonding, chemical compounds, nanoparticles, oxidation, quantum dots
- Carboxylate chemistry is used to covalently couple metal nanoparticles to defect sites in controllably oxidized single-walled carbon nanotube termini and side-walls, and this process monitored by atomic force microscopy.