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  • 1 Nanjing University of Technology School of Science Nanjing 210009 China
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Abstract  

Sodium montmorillonite has been modified via cation exchange reaction using gemini surfactants. Montmorillonite modified by cetyltrimethyl ammonium bromide (CTAB) is used for comparation. Basal spacings and thermal stability of these organo-montmorillonite clays have been characterized using X-ray diffraction analysis and thermogravimetric analysis. The d(001) spacings of montmorillonite-Gemini14, montmorillonite-Gemini16, montmorillonite-Gemini18 can reach above 35 Å compared with the 23.66 Å of the montmorillonite-CTAB at 2.2CEC. The thermogravimetric analysis show four-step degradation which corresponds to residual water desorption, dehydration, followed by decomposition of the organic modifier and the dehydroxylation of the organo-montmorillonite. In addition, DTG enables two different structural arrangements of gemini surfactant molecules intercalating the montmorillonite to be proposed that is different from montmorillonite-CTAB.

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  • SJR Hirsch-Index (2019): 87
  • SJR Quartile Score (2019): Q3 Condensed Matter Physics
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Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry
Language English
Size A4
Year of
Foundation
1969
Volumes
per Year
4
Issues
per Year
24
Founder Akadémiai Kiadó
Founder's
Address
H-1117 Budapest, Hungary 1516 Budapest, PO Box 245.
Publisher Akadémiai Kiadó
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Publisher's
Address
H-1117 Budapest, Hungary 1516 Budapest, PO Box 245.
CH-6330 Cham, Switzerland Gewerbestrasse 11.
Responsible
Publisher
Chief Executive Officer, Akadémiai Kiadó
ISSN 1388-6150 (Print)
ISSN 1588-2926 (Online)