SNL  Vol.4 No.3 , July 2014
Synthesis and Modification of Carboxylated Multi Wall Nanotubes with Atenolol
Author(s) Sajjad Sedaghat*

In this paper functionalized multiwall carbon nanotubes (FMWCNT) were modified using atenolol as a class of drugs that were used in cardiovascular diseases containing reactable nitrogen, which could attach chemically to functionalized MWCNT. This product was characterized by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) and Raman spectroscopy. These spectrums proved the existence of nitrogen atoms of amide due to new functional group. The morphology were also determined by scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and showed that this product was synthesized in the nanometer dimension. Thermal gravimetery (TGA) analysis was also used to evaluate thermal properties.

Cite this paper
Sedaghat, S. (2014) Synthesis and Modification of Carboxylated Multi Wall Nanotubes with Atenolol. Soft Nanoscience Letters, 4, 75-81. doi: 10.4236/snl.2014.43011.
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