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Interfacial polygonal patterning via surfactant-mediated self-assembly of gold nanoparticles

Yu Xin Zhang12*, Xiao Dong Hao1, Min Kuang1 and Ru De Chen3

1 College of Materials Science and Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400044, People’s Republic of China

2 National Key Laboratory of Fundamental Science of Micro/Nano-Devices and System Technology, Chongqing University, Chongqing 400044, People’s Republic of China

3 Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, National University of Singapore, 10 Kent Ridge Crescent, Singapore 119260, Singapore

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Nanoscale Research Letters 2013, 8:436  doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-436

Published: 22 October 2013

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Includes six Additional files (SI): (1) Synthetic conditions; (2) TEM images of stand-alone surfactants mediated self-assembly nanostructures; (3) TEM images of combined surfactants mediated self-assembly nanostructures under different processing time at 180°C; (4) FESEM images of combined surfactants mediated self-assembly nanostructures at 180°C for 4 h; (5) TEM images of combined surfactants mediated self-assembly nanostructures at 180°C for 4 h; (6) TEM images of typical interfacial polygonal patterning.

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