Diffusion-influenced reactions in a hollow nano-reactor with a circular hole.

  title={Diffusion-influenced reactions in a hollow nano-reactor with a circular hole.},
  author={Francesco Piazza and Sergey D. Traytak},
  journal={Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP},
  volume={17 16},
Hollow nanostructures are paid increasing attention in many nanotechnology-related communities in view of their numerous applications in chemistry and biotechnology, e.g. as smart nanoreactors or drug-delivery systems. In this paper we consider irreversible, diffusion-influenced reactions occurring within a hollow spherical cavity endowed with a circular hole on its surface. Importantly, our model is not limited to small sizes of the aperture. In our scheme, reactants can freely diffuse inside… 

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