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Synthesis and assembly of nonspherical hollow silica colloids under confinement

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Abstract

Hard peanut-shaped colloids were synthesized and organized into a degenerate crystal (DC), a phase previously observed only in simulations. In this structure, particle lobes tile a triangular lattice while their orientations uniformly populate the three underlying crystalline directions.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis and assembly of nonspherical hollow silica colloids under confinement

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The article was received on 18 Jul 2008, accepted on 18 Aug 2008 and first published on 22 Sep 2008


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B812406J
Citation: J. Mater. Chem., 2008,18, 4912-4916
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    Synthesis and assembly of nonspherical hollow silica colloids under confinement

    S. H. Lee, S. J. Gerbode, B. S. John, A. K. Wolfgang, F. A. Escobedo, I. Cohen and C. M. Liddell, J. Mater. Chem., 2008, 18, 4912
    DOI: 10.1039/B812406J

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