Nanoparticle assembly on topographical polymer templates: effects of spin rate, nanoparticle size, ligand, and concentration.


The ability to assemble nanoparticles (NPs) into desired patterns in a controlled fashion is crucial for the study of collective properties and for the fabrication of a variety of NP-based devices. Drying-mediated assembly directed by a template provides a facile route for organizing NPs in predefined patterns. We utilize the branched topographical… (More)
DOI: 10.1021/jp308910w