Anisotropic nanomaterials: structure, growth, assembly, and functions

Nano Reviews & Experiments

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Title Anisotropic nanomaterials: structure, growth, assembly, and functions
 
Creator Sajanlal, Panikkanvalappil R.
Sreeprasad, Theruvakkattil S.
Samal, Akshaya K.
Pradeep, Thalappil; Indian Institute of Technology Madras
 
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Description Comprehensive knowledge over the shape of nanomaterials is a critical factor in designing devices with desired functions. Due to this reason, systematic efforts have been made to synthesize materials of diverse shape in the nanoscale regime. Anisotropic nanomaterials are a class of materials in which their properties are direction-dependent and more than one structural parameter is needed to describe them. Their unique and fine-tuned physical and chemical properties make them ideal candidates for devising new applications. In addition, the assembly of ordered one-dimensional (1D), two-dimensional (2D), and three-dimensional (3D) arrays of anisotropic nanoparticles brings novel properties into the resulting system, which would be entirely different from the properties of individual nanoparticles. This review presents an overview of current research in the area of anisotropic nanomaterials in general and noble metal nanoparticles in particular. We begin with an introduction to the advancements in this area followed by general aspects of the growth of anisotropic nanoparticles. Then we describe several important synthetic protocols for making anisotropic nanomaterials, followed by a summary of their assemblies, and conclude with major applications. (Published: 16 February 2011) Citation: Nano Reviews 2011, 2: 5883 - DOI: 10.3402/nano.v2i0.5883
 
Publisher Co-Action Publishing
 
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Date 2011-02-16
 
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Identifier http://www.nanoreviewsexperiments.net/index.php/nano/article/view/5883
10.3402/nr.v2i0.5883
 
Source Nano Reviews & Experiments; Vol 2 (2011) incl Supplements
2002-2727
 
Language eng
 
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