Structural diversity in binary nanoparticle superlattices

@article{Shevchenko2006StructuralDI,
  title={Structural diversity in binary nanoparticle superlattices},
  author={Elena V Shevchenko and Dmitri V. Talapin and Nicholas A. Kotov and Stephen O'Brien and Christopher B. Murray},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2006},
  volume={439},
  pages={55-59}
}
Assembly of small building blocks such as atoms, molecules and nanoparticles into macroscopic structures—that is, ‘bottom up’ assembly—is a theme that runs through chemistry, biology and material science. Bacteria, macromolecules and nanoparticles can self-assemble, generating ordered structures with a precision that challenges current lithographic techniques. The assembly of nanoparticles of two different materials into a binary nanoparticle superlattice (BNSL) can provide a general and… Expand

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