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dc.contributor.authorYe, Zhibin-
dc.contributor.authorXu, Lixin-
dc.contributor.authorHuang, Lingqi-
dc.contributor.authorMeng, Nan-
dc.contributor.authorShu, Yang-
dc.contributor.authorGu, Zhiyong-
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-16T15:09:49Z-
dc.date.available2017-01-16T15:09:49Z-
dc.date.issued2016-12-22-
dc.identifier.urihttps://zone.biblio.laurentian.ca/handle/10219/2694-
dc.description.abstractIn situ Pd-catalyzed cyclopentene polymerization in the presence of multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) is demonstrated to effectively render, on a large scale, polycyclopentene-crystal-decorated MWCNTs. Controlling the catalyst loading and/or time in the polymerization offers a convenient tuning of the polymer content and the morphology of the decorated MWCNTs. Appealingly, films made of the decorated carbon nanotubes through simple vacuum filtration show the characteristic lotus-leaf-like superhydrophobicity with high water contact angle (>150°), low contact angle hysteresis (<10°), and low water adhesion, while being electrically conductive. This is the first demonstration of the direct fabrication of lotus-leaf-like superhydrophobic films with solution-grown polymer-crystal-decorated carbon nanotube.en_CA
dc.language.isoenen_CA
dc.subjectcarbon nanotubeen_CA
dc.subjectcrystallizationen_CA
dc.subjectpolycyclopenteneen_CA
dc.subjectpolymer crystal;en_CA
dc.subjectsuperhydrophobic filmsen_CA
dc.titlePolycyclopentene crystal-decorated carbon nanotubes by convenient large-scale in situ polymerization and their lotus leaf-like superhydrophobic films.en_CA
dc.typeArticleen_CA
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