Periodic arrangement of silica nanospheres assisted by amino acids.

Abstract

Uniform-sized silica nanospheres with a well-ordered arrangement were successfully synthesized by a novel and simple method; hydrolysis and condensation reactions of tetraethyl orthosilicate were conducted in the presence of basic amino acids. 

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@article{Yokoi2006PeriodicAO, title={Periodic arrangement of silica nanospheres assisted by amino acids.}, author={Toshiyuki Yokoi and Yasuhiro Sakamoto and Osamu Terasaki and Yoshihiro Kubota and Tatsuya Okubo and Takashi Tatsumi}, journal={Journal of the American Chemical Society}, year={2006}, volume={128 42}, pages={13664-5} }