THE STUDY OF ADSORPTION OF ANTHRACENE ONTO PMMA-FUNCTIONALIZED MWCNTS AND PRISTINE MWCNTS BY FLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY TECHNIQUE


Ay U., Isik M., ARSU N.

FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN, vol.26, no.6, pp.3886-3890, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Title of Journal : FRESENIUS ENVIRONMENTAL BULLETIN
  • Page Numbers: pp.3886-3890

Abstract

Adsorption of anthracene as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon molecule on the pristine multi walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) and functionalized MWCNTs with polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) has been investigated in an attempt to explore adsorption mechanisms. The morphology of MWCNTs was observed by a Scanning Electron Microscope. Thermal Gravimetric Analysis was used to obtain the degree of polymer functionalization of MWCNTs after the thermal polymerization of Methyl methacrylate (MMA) with benzoylperoxide. Changing of fluorescence intensity as a function of time is recorded to follow the variance of adsorption.