Encapsulation of quaternary 1D pentlandite-type alloy crystals within conical multi-layer carbon nanotubes.

@article{Costa2003EncapsulationOQ,
  title={Encapsulation of quaternary 1D pentlandite-type alloy crystals within conical multi-layer carbon nanotubes.},
  author={Pedro M. F. J. Costa and Jeremy Sloan and John L. Hutchison and Malcolm L. H. Green},
  journal={Chemical communications},
  year={2003},
  volume={18},
  pages={2276-7}
}
Ordered 1D crystals of a complex pentlandite-type alloy with the general composition (Fe,Ni,Co)9S8 have been synthesised inside conical Multi Walled Carbon Nanotubes (MWNTs); the crystals are observed as a by-product of an arc-evaporation synthesis of Double Walled Carbon Nanotubes (DWNTs).