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Routes to Nanoparticle-Polymer Superlattices
AbstractNanoparticles can self-assemble into highly ordered two- and three-dimensional superlattices. For many practical applications these assemblies need to be integrated into polymeric matrices to provide stability and function. By appropriate co-assembly of nanoparticles and polymers it has become possible to tailor the nanoparticle superlattice structure via the length and stiffness of the polymer chains. The present article outlines and discusses established routes to nanoparticle-polymer superlattices. Recent progress has been remarkable so that the integration into functional devices has become the next challenge.
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Mehdizadeh Taheri, S.; Fischer, S.; Förster, S. Routes to Nanoparticle-Polymer Superlattices. Polymers 2011, 3, 662-673.View more citation formats
Mehdizadeh Taheri S, Fischer S, Förster S. Routes to Nanoparticle-Polymer Superlattices. Polymers. 2011; 3(2):662-673.Chicago/Turabian Style
Mehdizadeh Taheri, Sara; Fischer, Steffen; Förster, Stephan. 2011. "Routes to Nanoparticle-Polymer Superlattices." Polymers 3, no. 2: 662-673.