Table 1: TGA characterization of ABTS-modified carbon nanotubes [14, 78, 79, 81].

SampleMass loss below 200°C (%)Mass loss in the range of 200–420°C (%)Estimated percentage of SWCNT (%)Mol of moiety/mol of carbonAssumed m.w. of detached moiety

Pristine SWCNT00100
SWCNT-ABTS-side010902.2·10−3597
SWCNT-ABTS-end25921.1·10−3583
SWCNT-amine ABTS71050 4.4·10−3540