Next Article in Journal
An Evaluation of Wetting and Adhesion of Three Bioceramic Root Canal Sealers to Intraradicular Human Dentin
Next Article in Special Issue
Single-Step Metal-Free Grafting of Cationic Polymer Brushes on Fluorescent Nanodiamonds
Previous Article in Journal
Microstructures and Compressive Properties of Al Matrix Composites Reinforced with Bimodal Hybrid In-Situ Nano-/Micro-Sized TiC Particles
Open AccessArticle

Effective Method for Obtaining the Hydrosols of Detonation Nanodiamond with Particle Size < 4 nm

1
Ioffe Institute, 194021 St. Petersburg, Russia
2
ITMO University, 197101 St. Petersburg, Russia
*
Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.
Materials 2018, 11(8), 1285; https://doi.org/10.3390/ma11081285
Received: 1 June 2018 / Revised: 20 July 2018 / Accepted: 20 July 2018 / Published: 25 July 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Nanodiamond Particles: Properties and Applications)
Detonation nanodiamond is a commercially available synthetic diamond that is obtained from the carbon of explosives. It is known that the average particle size of detonation nanodiamond is 4–6 nm. However, it is possible to separate smaller particles. Here we suggest a new approach for the effective separation of detonation nanodiamond particles by centrifugation of a “hydrosol/glycerol” system. The method allows for the production of the detonation nanodiamond hydrosol with a very sharp distribution in size, where more than 85% of particles have a size ranging 1–4 nm. The result is supported by transmission electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, and dynamic light scattering. View Full-Text
Keywords: detonation nanodiamond; colloids; size separation detonation nanodiamond; colloids; size separation
Show Figures

Figure 1

MDPI and ACS Style

Trofimuk, A.D.; Muravijova, D.V.; Kirilenko, D.A.; Shvidchenko, A.V. Effective Method for Obtaining the Hydrosols of Detonation Nanodiamond with Particle Size < 4 nm. Materials 2018, 11, 1285.

Show more citation formats Show less citations formats
Note that from the first issue of 2016, MDPI journals use article numbers instead of page numbers. See further details here.

Article Access Map by Country/Region

1
Back to TopTop