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A study on the effect of different chemical routes on functionalization of MWCNTs by various groups (-COOH, -SO3H, -PO3H2)

Pawan Kumar1, Jin-Soo Park2*, Prabhsharan Randhawa1, Sandeep Sharma1, Mun-Sik Shin2 and Satpal Singh Sekhon1*

1 Department of Physics, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, 143005, India

2 Department of Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, Sangmyung University, Cheonan, Chungnam Province, 330-720, Republic of Korea

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Nanoscale Research Letters 2011, 6:583  doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-583

Published: 7 November 2011

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Scheme 1. Mechanism of dispersion of CNTs [5].

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Scheme 2. Chemical route followed for the functionalization of different samples.

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