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Selective adsorption of nitro-substituted aromatics and accelerated hydrolysis of 4-nitrophenyl acetate on carbon surfaces

Meyer, Adam G; Dai, Liming; Chen, Quidao; Easton, Christopher; Xia, Ling

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Nitrobenzene, 4-nitrotoluene and 4-nitrophenyl acetate are selectively adsorbed from aqueous 1% sodium dodecyl sulfate solutions onto aligned, randomly oriented and oxidised carbon nanotubes, as well as graphite and C60 fullerene. The rate of hydrolysis of 4-nitrophenyl acetate to 4-nitrophenolate is modestly accelerated through this process. Selective adsorption requires the presence of the surfactant and the hydrolysis of pNPA is accelerated only by a carbon surface that is graphitic in...[Show more]

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Date published: 2001
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/90744
Source: New Journal of Chemistry
DOI: 10.1039/b101963p

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