Study of bismuth nanoparticles and nanotubes obtained by microwave heating

Oxana V. Kharissova, Mario Osorio, Mauricio Garza, Boris I. Kharisov

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Microwave synthesis of bismuth nanotubes, as an easier and less expensive method to produce Bi nanotubes, is reported. The nanotubes were prepared by heating Bi powder in vacuum during 5, 10, and 15 min in a conventional microwave oven of 2.45 GHz and 800 W. The resulting Bi nanotubes were characterized by transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and atomic force microscopy (AFM). Computer simulation software was used to predict stable configurations for a (6,6) Bi nanotube to study the ground energy state and electronic properties of this configuration.
Idioma originalEnglish
Páginas (desde-hasta)567-572
Número de páginas6
PublicaciónSynthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic and Nano-Metal Chemistry
EstadoPublished - 1 ene 2008
Publicado de forma externa

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

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