Table 1

Properties of different self-assembled monolayer functionalize mesoporous silica nanoparticles (SAM-MAN)
Sample Functional molecules Weight changes after functionalization Coverage (%) BET surface area (m2/g) BJH pore size (nm) Pore volume (cm3/g)
MSN 0 0 1,095 6.5 2.0
Vi-SAM-MSN vinyl-trichlorsilan 81 101 438 4.79 0.5
Pr-SAM-MSN propyl-trichlorsilan 62 65 489 4.63 0.63
Is-SAM-MSN isobutyl-MSN 40 37 582 5.31 0.94
Ph-SAM-MSN phenyl-trichlorsilan 100 80 480 4.71 0.56

Wei et al.

Wei et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:334   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-334

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