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|Title:||A family of aligned C-curved nanoarches|
|Authors:||Lee, J.Y. |
|Citation:||Lee, J.Y., Deng, D. (2009-07-28). A family of aligned C-curved nanoarches. ACS Nano 3 (7) : 1723-1728. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1021/nn900279b|
|Abstract:||One-dimensional (1-D) nanomaterials are basic building blocks for the construction of nanoscale devices. However, the fabrication and alignment of 1-D nanomaterials with specific geometry and composition on a given substrate is a significant challenge. Herein we show a successful example of fabricating a family of aligned 1-D C-curved nanoarches of different compositions on an extended Si surface by a simple and scalable method. The nanoarches are made up of either single-crystalline Sn nanorods encapsulated in carbon nanotubes (CNTs), SnO2 nanotubes, or CNTs. The aligned 1-D C-curved nanoarches of single-crystalline Sn nanorods in CNTs are prepared first by a facile in situ reduction of SnO2 nanoparticles under standard chemical vapor deposition conditions. Nanoarches of CNTs and SnO2 nanotubes were then derived from the Sn@CNT nanoarches by acid etching and by calcination in air, respectively. © 2009 American Chemical Society.|
|Source Title:||ACS Nano|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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