Nanolayered Carbon/Silica Superstructures via Organosilane Assembly

  title={Nanolayered Carbon/Silica Superstructures via Organosilane Assembly},
  author={Huisheng Peng and Yuntian Zhu and Dean E. Peterson and Yunfeng Lu},
  journal={Advanced Materials},
Figure1ashowsthefirstsyntheticapproachusingsilicananoparticles in two steps, i.e., mixture of silica nanoparticlesand carbon precursors followed by carbonization of the intro-duced precursor at high temperatures. For this synthesis, theprocess is easy to operate and control, and the efficiency istypically high. However, the composites are not uniform; car-bonizationmainlyproducesamorphouscarbon;bothsilicaandcarbon are not highly ordered; and it is difficult to tune thecomposite morphologies… 
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