Nanoparticles: Building Blocks for Nanotechnology by Andrew K. Boal (auth.), Vincent Rotello (eds.)

By Andrew K. Boal (auth.), Vincent Rotello (eds.)

The integration of top-down lithographic concepts with man made natural and inorganic applied sciences is a key problem for the advance of potent nanosca1e units. by way of meeting, nanoparticles offer a great instrument for bridging the distance among the answer of electron beam lithography (-60 nm) and the molecular point. Nanoparticles own an array of distinctive homes linked to their center fabrics, together with distinct magnetic, photonic and digital habit. This habit should be managed and utilized via monolayer functionalization and meeting concepts, making nanoparticles either scaffolds and construction blocks for nanotechnology. the various buildings and homes of nanoparticles makes them priceless instruments for either primary reviews and pragmatic functions in a number disciplines. This quantity is meant to supply an built-in review of the synthesis and meeting of nanoparticles, and their functions in chemistry, biology, and fabrics technology. the 1st 3 chapters specialize in the production and intrinsic homes of nanoparticles, overlaying the various myriad middle fabrics and shapes which have been created. the rest chapters of the e-book speak about the meeting of nanoparticles, and purposes of either discrete debris and particle assemblies in a variety of fields, together with machine and sensor fabrication, catalysis, biology, and nanosca1e digital and magnetic systems.

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5). 9%. ) they offer significantly easier processing. For example, conventional solar cell fabrication involves high temperatures (400 to 1400 0c), ultrahigh vacuum, and many lithographic steps, but polymer/semiconductor nanocrystal solar cells offer a lower cost alternative, as fabrication is performed at room temperature in significantly fewer steps. The polymer structure can be tuned to better match the structure of conventional, aliphatic chain covered CdSe nanoparticles. For example, Bawendi and coworkers blended poly(1aurylmethacrylate) with (CdSe)ZnS core-shell nanocrystals encapsulated with TOP.

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