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Carboxymethylcellulose/Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Complexes

Abstract : In this work, Carboxymethylcellulose/single walled carbon nanotube hybrids are prepared. Our goal is to use the non-covalent association of an anionic polysaccharide and single walled carbon nanotubes to prepare a biocompatible complex which preserves the intrinsic properties of the nanotubes. The hybrids are characterized by Raman scattering, Emission spectroscopy and Atomic Force Microscopy. A comparison is made with sodium dodecyl benzene sulfonate dispersed nanotubes. We show that carboxymethylcellulose forms an apparently non-helicoidal superstructure with carbon nanotubes which leads to their individualization. Emission and Raman spectroscopies suggest that the interaction occurs preferentially with semiconducting nanotubes. Further sugar chemistry may open different functionalization opportunities that will contribute to the design of biosensors and open this field of applications.
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I. Riou, Bertoncini Patricia, H. Bizot, J.Y. Mevellec, A. Buleon, et al.. Carboxymethylcellulose/Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Complexes. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, American Scientific Publishers, 2009, 9 (10), pp.6176. ⟨10.1166/jnn.2009.1573⟩. ⟨hal-00432060⟩

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