Semiconductor nanohelices templated by supramolecular ribbons

Eli D. Sone, Eugene R. Zubarev, Samuel I. Stupp*

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Abstract

Helices on helices: Nanohelices of polycrystalline cadmium sulfide (see transmission electron micrograph) have been made by the mineralization of helical self-assembled objects shaped like twisted ribbons. The coiled morphology of the inorganic helices apparently results from growth on only one face of the organic ribbon template.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1705-1709
Number of pages5
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume41
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - 2002

Keywords

  • Cadmium sulfide
  • Mineralization
  • Nanostructures
  • Self-assembly
  • Template synthesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)

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