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Title: Formation of metal clusters in halloysite clay nanotubes

Abstract

We developed ceramic core-shell materials based on abundant halloysite clay nanotubes with enhanced heavy metal ions loading through Schiff base binding. These clay tubes are formed by rolling alumosilicate sheets and have diameter of c.50 nm, a lumen of 15 nm and length ~1 μm. This allowed for synthesis of metal nanoparticles at the selected position: (1) on the outer surface seeding 3-5 nm metal particles on the tubes; (2) inside the tube’s central lumen resulting in 10-12 nm diameter metal cores shelled with ceramic wall; and (3) smaller metal nanoparticles intercalated in the tube’s wall allowing up to 9 wt% of Ru, and Ag loading. These composite materials have high surface area providing a good support for catalytic nanoparticles, and can also be used for sorption of metal ions from aqueous solutions.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [2];  [3];  [3]
  1. Department of Physical and Colloid Chemistry, I. Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas, Moscow, Russia
  2. WPI-MANA, National Institute for Materials Science, Tsukuba, Japan
  3. Institute for Micromanufacturing, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA, USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Louisiana Tech Univ., Ruston, LA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC); Russian Science Foundation
OSTI Identifier:
1510107
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1367146
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0012432; 14-19-01045
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Science and Technology of Advanced Materials
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Science and Technology of Advanced Materials Journal Volume: 18 Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1468-6996
Publisher:
Informa UK Limited
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; Halloysite nanotubes; metals intercalation; core-shell; clay

Citation Formats

Vinokurov, Vladimir A., Stavitskaya, Anna V., Chudakov, Yaroslav A., Ivanov, Evgenii V., Shrestha, Lok Kumar, Ariga, Katsuhiko, Darrat, Yusuf A., and Lvov, Yuri M. Formation of metal clusters in halloysite clay nanotubes. United Kingdom: N. p., 2017. Web. https://doi.org/10.1080/14686996.2016.1278352.
Vinokurov, Vladimir A., Stavitskaya, Anna V., Chudakov, Yaroslav A., Ivanov, Evgenii V., Shrestha, Lok Kumar, Ariga, Katsuhiko, Darrat, Yusuf A., & Lvov, Yuri M. Formation of metal clusters in halloysite clay nanotubes. United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.1080/14686996.2016.1278352
Vinokurov, Vladimir A., Stavitskaya, Anna V., Chudakov, Yaroslav A., Ivanov, Evgenii V., Shrestha, Lok Kumar, Ariga, Katsuhiko, Darrat, Yusuf A., and Lvov, Yuri M. Thu . "Formation of metal clusters in halloysite clay nanotubes". United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.1080/14686996.2016.1278352.
@article{osti_1510107,
title = {Formation of metal clusters in halloysite clay nanotubes},
author = {Vinokurov, Vladimir A. and Stavitskaya, Anna V. and Chudakov, Yaroslav A. and Ivanov, Evgenii V. and Shrestha, Lok Kumar and Ariga, Katsuhiko and Darrat, Yusuf A. and Lvov, Yuri M.},
abstractNote = {We developed ceramic core-shell materials based on abundant halloysite clay nanotubes with enhanced heavy metal ions loading through Schiff base binding. These clay tubes are formed by rolling alumosilicate sheets and have diameter of c.50 nm, a lumen of 15 nm and length ~1 μm. This allowed for synthesis of metal nanoparticles at the selected position: (1) on the outer surface seeding 3-5 nm metal particles on the tubes; (2) inside the tube’s central lumen resulting in 10-12 nm diameter metal cores shelled with ceramic wall; and (3) smaller metal nanoparticles intercalated in the tube’s wall allowing up to 9 wt% of Ru, and Ag loading. These composite materials have high surface area providing a good support for catalytic nanoparticles, and can also be used for sorption of metal ions from aqueous solutions.},
doi = {10.1080/14686996.2016.1278352},
journal = {Science and Technology of Advanced Materials},
number = 1,
volume = 18,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2017},
month = {2}
}

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Figure 1 Figure 1: TeM (a) and SeM (b) images of halloysite nanotubes.

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