TITLE

Self-assembly of functionally gradient nanoparticle structures

AUTHOR(S)
Jonghyun Park; Wei Lu
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;12/15/2008, Vol. 93 Issue 24, p243109
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Morphology control of binary nanoparticles in an electric field was investigated by a computational model. The study revealed rich patterning dynamics and how collective actions of relative permittivity, volume fraction, and particle size can lead to a wide range of superlattice structures from functionally gradient columns to chain networks. These results suggest a significant degree of experimental control to assemble binary nanoparticles into new materials.
ACCESSION #
35922160

 

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