Simple methods for tuning the pore diameter of mesoporous carbon

Ulka B. Suryavanshi, Toru Ijima, Akari Hayashi, Yasuhiko Hayashi, Masaki Tanemura

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The organic-organic self-assembly method with Resorcinol (R)/Formaldehyde (F) and Pluronic F127 has been employed to synthesize mesoporous carbon (MC). The pore diameter of the MC has been tuned from 7 to 12.5 nm by changing the molar ratio of carbon sources to surfactant and polymerization time.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)10758-10760
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number38
Publication statusPublished - Oct 14 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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