Journal of Nanomaterials / 2013 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Bacterial Filtration Using Carbon Nanotube/Antibiotic Buckypaper Membranes

Table 1

Morphological properties of buckypapers.

Buckypaper (nm) (m2/g) (nm) (nm)Interbundle pore volume

SWNT/Trixg23 ± 7790 ± 44 ± 0.43.4 ± 0.184 ± 5
SWNT/cipro29 ± 17360 ± 17 ± 0.87.5 ± 0.195 ± 6
MWNT/Trix80 ± 20300 ± 124 ± 18.8 ± 0.291 ± 5
MWNT/cipro70 ± 20250 ± 126 ± 210 ± 1 f

a : surface pore diameter derived by Image Analysis of SEM micrographs. b : buckypaper surface area obtained through Brunauer, Emmett and Teller (BET) analysis of isotherms derived from nitrogen adsorption/desorption measurements [20]. cAverage internal pore diameter. dObtained through application of Horvath-Kawazoe (HK) and Barrett, Joyner and Halenda (BJH) methods to isotherms derived from nitrogen adsorption/desorption measurements [21, 22]. eAverage nanotube bundle diameter. fInsufficient data to enable calculation of this value. gData taken from [14].