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Element 1: Silicon
Structure: Spherical
Origin: Chemical Synthesis
PPMD: 300  nm
Added to NIL: 8/5/2005 3:33:00 PM
Contributor: Ulrich   Wiesner  ,   Cornell University 

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Research Abstract:
Using the classical Stöber process, we synthesize spherical silica nanoparticles with a high degree of control over their size and size distribution. 

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Ow, Hooisweng; Larson, Daniel R.; Srivastava, Mamta; Baird, Barbara A.; Webb, Watt W.; Wiesner, Ulrich. Bright and Stable Core-Shell Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles. Nano Letters ACS ASAP. Jain, Anurag; Wiesner, Ulrich. Silica-Type Mesostructures from Block Copolymer Phases: Formation Mechanism and Generalization to the Dense Nanoparticle Regime. Macromolecules (2004), 37(15), 5665-5670. Renker, Sabine; Mahajan, Surbhi; Babski, Diane T.; Schnell, Ingo; Jain, Anurag; Gutmann, Jochen; Zhang, Yuangming; Gruner, Sol M.; Spiess, Hans W.; Wiesner, Ulrich. Nanostructure and shape control in polymer-ceramic hybrids from poly(ethylene oxide)-block-poly(hexyl methacrylate) and aluminosilicates derived from them. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics (2004), 205(8), 1021-1030. Cho, Byoung-Ki; Jain, Anurag; Mahajan, Surbhi; Ow, Hooisweng; Gruner, Sol M.; Wiesner, Ulrich. Nanohybrids from Liquid Crystalline Extended Amphiphilic Dendrimers. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2004), 126(13), 4070-4071. Garcia, Carlos B. W.; Lovell, Conrad; Curry, Chris; Faught, Marybeth; Zhang, Yuanming; Wiesner, Ulrich. Synthesis and characterization of block copolymer/ceramic precursor nanocomposites based on a polysilazane. Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics (2003), 41(24), 3346-3350. Garcia, Carlos B. W.; Zhang, Yuanming; Mahajan, Surbhi; DiSalvo, Francis; Wiesner, Ulrich. Self-Assembly Approach toward Magnetic Silica-Type Nanoparticles of Different Shapes from Reverse Block Copolymer Mesophases. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2003), 125(44), 13310-13311. Finnefrock, Adam C.; Ulrich, Ralph; Toombes, Gilman E. S.; Gruner, Sol M.; Wiesner, Ulrich. The Plumber's Nightmare:A New Morphology in Block Copolymer-Ceramic Nanocomposites and Mesoporous Aluminosilicates. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2003), 125(43), 13084-13093. Ulrich, Ralph; Zwanziger, Josef W.; De Paul, Susan M.; Reiche, Annette; Leuninger, Heike; Spiess, Hans W.; Wiesner, Ulrich. Solid hybrid polymer electrolyte networks: nano-structurable materials for lithium batteries. Advanced Materials (Weinheim, Germany) (2002), 14(16), 1134-1137. Jain, Anurag; Gutmann, Jochen S.; Garcia, Carlos B. W.; Zhang, Yuanming; Tate, Mark W.; Gruner, Sol M.; Wiesner, Ulrich. Effect of Filler Dimensionality on the Order-Disorder Transition of a Model Block Copolymer Nanocomposite. Macromolecules (2002), 35(13), 4862-4865. Ulrich, Ralph; Du Chesne, Alexander; Templin, Markus; Wiesner, Ulrich. Nano-objects with controlled shape, size, and composition from blockcopolymer mesophases. Advanced Materials (Weinheim, Germany) (1999), 11(2), 141-146.   less info
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