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Carbon nanotubes

Nanotubes reveal all in solution

Enhancing the solubility of single-walled carbon nanotubes through non-covalent bonds has led to an improvement in our ability to probe and understand their interactions with electron donors and acceptors.

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Figure 1: Two examples of electron donor–acceptor systems based on supramolecular interactions between pyrene derivatives and single-walled carbon nanotubes.


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Schuster, D., Megiatto, J. Nanotubes reveal all in solution. Nature Chem 1, 182–183 (2009).

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