Interfacial assembly of nanoparticles in discrete block-copolymer aggregates

Brenda L. Sanchez-Gaytan, Weihong Cui, Yoo Jin Kim, Miguel A. Mendez-Polanco, Timothy V. Duncan, Michael Fryd, Bradford B. Wayland, So Jung Park

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Abstract

(Figure Presented) In the nanosphere: The cooperative self-assembly of CdSe/ZnS nanoparticles and an amphiphilic block copolymer leads to unique spherical assemblies. In these assemblies, the nanoparticles (green circles) are located at the interface between an outer polymer shell and an inner polymer core (see picture).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9235-9238
Number of pages4
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume46
Issue number48
DOIs
StatePublished - 2007

Keywords

  • Amphiphiles
  • Block copolymers
  • Nanostructures
  • Quantum dots
  • Self-assembly

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