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Rod-Shaped Assemblies of $FePt-PtTe_2$ through Dynamic Templating

Qingyu, Yan and Raghuveer, Makala S and Li, Huafang and Singh, Binay and Kim, Taegyun and Shima, Mutsuhiro and Bose, Arijit and Ramanath, Ganapathiraman (2007) Rod-Shaped Assemblies of $FePt-PtTe_2$ through Dynamic Templating. In: Advanced Materials, 19 (24). pp. 4358-4363.

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The synthesis of inorganic nanocrystals with control over shape and size is attractive for both fundamental studies of electrical transport, [1] optical phenomena [2] and magnetic properties, [3] as well as many emerging applications. Several key strategies have been developed to synthesize and assemble one-dimensional nanocrystals, e.g., vapor-liquid-solid,[4] physical[5] chemical[6,7], and biological[8] routes, which allow crystal shape control by selective adsorption of surfactants onto specific crystallographic facets. Furthermore, hierarchical one-,[9] two-[10,11] and three-dimensional[12,13] architectures can be achieved by assembling these building blocks in organized formations by controlling interparticle interactions using a suitable capping agent or solvent medium. However, to the best of our knowledge, there have been no reports on the formation nanoscopic ensembles of defined shapes comprised of multiple inorganic phases assembled via the dynamic interaction between the phases.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Advanced Materials
Publisher: WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co.
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Materials Research Centre
Date Deposited: 06 Mar 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:43
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/13306

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