Magnetometric Studies of Catalyst Refuses in Nanocarbon Materials
1 Department of Physics, Kyiv National Shevchenko University, Volodymyrska Str., 64, 03310, Kyiv, Ukraine
2 Department of Biophysics, Kyiv National Shevchenko University, Volodymyrska Str., 64, 03310, Kyiv, Ukraine
3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA, 70148, USA
4 Department of Physics and Astronomy, Texas Christian University, TCU Box 298840, Fort Worth, TX, 76129, USA
5 Department of Physics, The Pennsylvania State University, 104 Davey Laboratory, University Park, PA, 16802-6300, USA
Nanoscale Research Letters 2008, 3:60-64 doi:10.1007/s11671-007-9115-zPublished: 8 January 2008
It is shown that magnetometry can be employed as an effective tool to control the content of a ferromagnetic constituent in nanocarbon materials. We propose a thermochemical treatment protocol to achieve extensive cleaning of the source nanocarbon materials from ferromagnetic refuses.