Saidulu , Bala. N and Sebastian, K. L (2008) Interfacial tension model for catalytically driven nanorods. The Journal of chemical physics, 128 (7). 074708. ISSN 021-9606
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We present an analysis of the interfacial tension model for the movement of the catalytically driven nanorod. The model considers the convective reaction-diffusion equation for the production and diffusion of oxygen around the bimetallic nanorod. We solve the equation and find the concentration difference, which drives the nanorod. We use our expression to calculate the force on the nanorod and find that the result is within 20% of the results found earlier [W. Paxton et al., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128, 14881 (2006)] by an approximate method. Unlike the earlier results, our results are valid from short to long lengths of the nanorod.
|Subjects:||Material Science > Functional and hybrid materials|
Physical Science > Nanophysics
Physical Science > Nano objects
Material Science > Nanochemistry
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics|
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
|Deposited On:||27 Jan 2009 04:13|
|Last Modified:||18 Apr 2009 10:06|
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