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Self-assembly in nanodiamond agglutinates

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Abstract

The stable suspension of single-nano diamond particles has eluded researchers due to persistent agglomeration during purification. Presented here are results of simulations revealing that the aggregation behavior observed in samples of colloidal nanodiamond is due to strong Coulombic interactions, that depend upon the crystallographic index and spatial orientation of the surface facets, resulting in a type of self-assembly.

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Submitted
30 May 2008
Accepted
21 Jul 2008
First published
30 Jul 2008

J. Mater. Chem., 2008,18, 4038-4041
Article type
Communication

Self-assembly in nanodiamond agglutinates

A. S. Barnard, J. Mater. Chem., 2008, 18, 4038
DOI: 10.1039/B809188A

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