A facile photo-induced synthesis of COOH functionalized meso-macroporous carbon films and their excellent sensing capability for aromatic amines

Lichao Jia, Gurudas P. Mane, Chokkalingam Anand, Dattatray S. Dhawale, Qingmin Ji, Katsuhiko Ariga, Ajayan Vinu

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A simple photo-induced approach is developed for the preparation of COOH functionalized meso-macroporous carbon films with tunable pores without using any inorganic mesoporous silica templates, which show excellent sensing selectivity for aniline and the selectivity can be enhanced upon increasing COOH functional groups.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9029-9031
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number72
Publication statusPublished - 18 Sep 2012
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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