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Precise control over shape and size of iron oxide nanocrystals suitable for assembly into ordered particle arrays
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Science and Technology, Technology, Department of Engineering Sciences, Solid State Physics.
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2014 (English)In: Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, ISSN 1468-6996, E-ISSN 1878-5514, Vol. 15, no 5, 055010- p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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Here we demonstrate how monodisperse iron oxide nanocubes and nanospheres with average sizes between 5 and 27 nm can be synthesized by thermal decomposition. The relative importance of the purity of the reactants, the ratio of oleic acid and sodium oleate, the maximum temperature, and the rate of temperature increase, on robust and reproducible size and shape-selective iron oxide nanoparticle synthesis are identified and discussed. The synthesis conditions that generate highly monodisperse iron oxide nanocubes suitable for producing large ordered arrays, or mesocrystals are described in detail.

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2014. Vol. 15, no 5, 055010- p.
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iron oxide, nanoparticles, synthesis, assembly, superlattice, mesocrystal
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Materials Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-240022DOI: 10.1088/1468-6996/15/5/055010ISI: 000345025600014OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-240022DiVA: diva2:775863
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