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Effect of Gamma Sterilization on Aqueous Dispersions of Length Sorted Carbon Nanotubes

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Author(s)

Jeffrey A. Fagan, Nancy J. Lin, Angela R. Hight Walker

Abstract

The effects of Gamma sterilization from a 60Co source on the dispersion and optical properties of single-wall carbon nanotubes in aqueous dispersion is reported. Samples in sealed ampoules of different length refined populations separated via a centrifugation technique, were exposed to a level of approximately 28 kGy of radiation; this level is sufficient to ensure sterility of the dispersions. Minor degradation of optical properties was measured for absorbance (
Citation
Nano Letters
Volume
4

Keywords

nanotube, SWNT, SWCNT, gamma irradiation, sterilization, dispersion

Citation

Fagan, J. , Lin, N. and Hight, A. (2011), Effect of Gamma Sterilization on Aqueous Dispersions of Length Sorted Carbon Nanotubes, Nano Letters, [online], https://doi.org/10.1007/s12274-011-0094-0 (Accessed May 21, 2024)

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Created January 11, 2011, Updated November 10, 2018