An improved process for the surface modification of SiO2 nanoparticles
Livi, Sebastien; Giannelis, Emmanuel
A phosphonium ionic liquid is used as an activator of silanol groups to improve the surface functionalization of silica nanoparticles with fluorosilanes in supercritical CO2.
We gratefully acknowledge the support from DOE/NETL, under subcontract to ARI. This publication is based on work supported in part by Award No. KUS-C1-018-02, made by King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST).
nanoparticles; ionic liquid; silica; fluorosilanes
Previously Published As
Livi, Sébastien, and Emmanuel P. Giannelis. "An Improved Process for the Surface Modification of SiO2 Nanoparticles." Green Chemistry: 3013. Print.