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Journal of Environmental Nanotechnology

(A Quarterly Peer-reviewed and Refereed International Journal)
ISSN(Print):2279-07 48; ISSN(Online):2319-5541

Growth of High Grade SWCNTs from Gr (a) Grass for Nano Drug Delivery System-A New Modified Feasibility Study


As a eco-friendly green carbon product liable to fuse inside the human body, biotechnologists and pathologists suggested and put forth a strong message that CNTs may be used as a nano capsule which carries drug towards cancer treatment. Modified AC method – VSA methodology (with KRS or NTFDS theory) was novely adopted in this present work for the preparation of CNTs from natural organics i.e., Gr (a) grass towards the possibility of application to nano drug delivery system.. Structural, Compositional, Surface Morphological and Nano structural Characterizations were carried out on harvested products. The effects of optimizations parameters like pH of the various dipping solutions (acidic, basic and neutral), volume of dipping solutions, various types and parts of the materials, various dipping timings, number of annealing and dipping, various annealing temperature, various time of annealing and various dipping solution temperatures on structural, compositional, surface morphological, nano-structural characterizations of materials and on high grade SWCNTs growth with high yield were studied intensively. Inferences from characterizations were derived and graphically emphasized. Correlation studies between these characterization inferences (such as grain size, purity) and above optimization parameters were carried out with a high light on yield of high grade SWCNTs. Beyond all of these, we have carried out a new feasibility study at first time, which comprises the possible usage of precursor organic carbon sources for high grade SWCNTs with high yield via a low cost technique and methodology as value in commercial efforts.

Article Type: Research Article

Corresponding Author: K. Ramamoorthy 1  

Email: annamalai.krishnasamy@gmail.com

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K. Ramamoorthy 1*,  I. Manimaran 2.  

1. Government Arts and Science College, Kumarapalayam, TN, India.

2. Arignar Anna Government Arts College, Attur, TN, India.

J. Environ. Nanotechnol., Volume 6, No. 3 pp. 01-08
ISSN: 2279-0748 eISSN: 2319-5541
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