Fabrication of CaCO3/SWNT nanocomposite using fullerodendron-assisted approach

Yuuki Sako, Shuhei Hayakawa, Yutaka Takaguchi, Sadao Tsuboi

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The calcium carbonate system made of a polymer template and CaCO 3 have been attracting a great interest in the field of biomineralization and organic-inorganic hybrid materials. Although many kinds of polymers have been employed as a matrix for the crystallization of CaCO 3, the composites that consist of CaCO3 and carbon nanotubes are quite rare. Here we report fabrication of CaCO3/single- walled carbon nanotube (SWNT) nanocomposite using fullerodendron-assisted approach.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 2006
Event55th Society of Polymer Science Japan Symposium on Macromolecules - Toyama, Japan
Duration: Sep 20 2006Sep 22 2006


Other55th Society of Polymer Science Japan Symposium on Macromolecules


  • Biomineralization
  • CaCO
  • Carbon nanotube
  • Dendrimer
  • Fullerene
  • Fullerodendron

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)


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