• Synthesis of single wall carbon nanotubes from a lamellar type aluminophosphate (AlPO4-L)

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      AlPO4-L; single wall carbon nanotubes.

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      Single wall carbon nanotubes are synthesized from a lamellar type aluminophosphate, AlPO4-L. The lamellar aluminophosphate was synthesized from hexamethyleneimine template. The latter was calcined at argon atmosphere for 12 h at 600°C. The resulting carbonaceous material was treated with 1 N H2SO4 to remove the aluminophosphate skeleton. Characterization of the resulting carbon revealed to contain single walled nanotubes. These nanotubes are applicable to store more hydrogen.

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      N Venkatathri1

      1. Department of Chemistry, Anna University, Chennai 600 025, India
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