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|Title:||Tin oxide nanocubes, and tin-core/tin oxide-shell nanostructures, with and without a hollow interior|
|Authors:||Wang, Y. |
|Source:||Wang, Y.,Lee, J.Y. (2006-12). Tin oxide nanocubes, and tin-core/tin oxide-shell nanostructures, with and without a hollow interior. Journal of Nanoparticle Research 8 (6) : 1053-1057. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11051-006-9081-x|
|Abstract:||A number of nanoscale tin oxide structures including 2-5 nm tin oxide hollow nanoparticles 3-5 nm tin oxide nanocubes 80-120 nm tin-core/tin oxide-shell nanocubes and hollow tin oxide nanocubes have been prepared from phenanthroline (phen)-capped Sn nanoparticles. Transmission electron microscopy revealed the existence of a hollow interior in the tin-core/tin oxide-shell nanostructures. It is believed that the low melting Sn core was hollowed out by electron beam irradiation of the sample during microscopy. The 2-5 nm tin oxide hollow nanoparticles and 80-120 nm tin oxide hollow nanocubes had thin but stable shells capable of preserving the integrity of the large cavity within. © Springer Science+Business Media Inc. 2006.|
|Source Title:||Journal of Nanoparticle Research|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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