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The self-assembly of monodisperse nanospheres within microtubes

Zheng, Yue Bing and Juluri, Bala Krishna and Huang, Tony Jun (2007) The self-assembly of monodisperse nanospheres within microtubes. NANOTECHNOLOGY, 18 (27).

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Official URL: http://www.iop.org/EJ/abstract/0957-4484/18/27/275...

Abstract

Self-assembled monodisperse nanospheres within microtubes have been fabricated and characterized. In comparison with colloidal crystals formed on planar substrates, colloidal nanocrystals self-assembled in microtubes demonstrate high spatial symmetry in their optical transmission and reflection properties. The dynamic self-assembly process inside microtubes is investigated by combining temporal- and spatial-spectrophotometric measurements. The understanding of this process is achieved through both experimentally recorded reflection spectra and finite difference time domain (FDTD)-based simulation results.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:COLLOIDAL CRYSTALLIZATION; THICKNESS; CRYSTALS; BANDGAP; DOMAIN
Subjects:Material Science > Functional and hybrid materials
Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools
ID Code:6360
Deposited By:IoN
Deposited On:28 Sep 2009 11:41
Last Modified:28 Sep 2009 11:41

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