Carbon nanohorns hybridized with a metal-included nanocapsule

Noriaki Sano, Takeyuki Kikuchi, Haolan Wang, Manishkumar Chhowalla, Gehan A J Amaratunga

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A novel nanocarbon structure, carbon nanohorns (CNH) particle hybridized with Ni-contained carbon nanocapsule (CNC), was investigated. The submerged arc in liquid nitrogen was applied to synthesize the structure. Ni-contained graphite composite anode was used to produce CNHs-CNC. Results showed that gas bubbles around the arc plasma was quite inert to produce horn structures to aggregate around CNC.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)95-99
Number of pages5
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2004


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)


  • A. Carbon nanotube
  • B. Arc discharge
  • C. Transmission electron microscopy

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Sano, N., Kikuchi, T., Wang, H., Chhowalla, M., & Amaratunga, G. A. J. (2004). Carbon nanohorns hybridized with a metal-included nanocapsule. Carbon, 42(1), 95-99.