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Arrays of lso-oriented gold nanobelts

Chen, Ying and Milenkovic, Srdjan and Hassel, Achim Walter (2008) Arrays of lso-oriented gold nanobelts. NANO LETTERS, 8 (2). pp. 737-742.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/nl0725852

Abstract

For the first time single crystalline gold nanobelt arrays with identical crystallographic orientation were obtained. A combined method consisting of directional solid-state transformation of a Fe-Au eutectoid and a well controlled electrochemical treatment enables production of arrays of nanobelts with a desired length. They have an average thickness of 25 nm and width of 200-250 nm, respectively. The obtained gold nanobelt arrays were characterized by electron backscattered diffraction (EBSD), X-ray diffraction, and XPS. The underlying mechanisms and the potential of this method for the production of nanosensors are discussed.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools
Analytical Science > Nanotechnology for sensing and actuating
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
ID Code:1158
Deposited By:Anuj Seth
Deposited On:17 Dec 2008 10:26
Last Modified:19 Jan 2009 13:41

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