Formation of complex nanostructures driven by polar surfaces

Huatao Wang, Tom Wu*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Here we highlight the recent advances in synthesizing some novel nanostructures where polar surfaces and the associated electrostatic interactions appear to play critical roles. Some examples, including ZnO nanospring and nanoring, AlN nanonecklace, and CrSi2 nanoweb, are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)15095-15099
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry
Issue number39
StatePublished - Oct 21 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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