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Determination of the length and diameter of nanorods by a combination of analytical ultracentrifugation and scanning mobility particle sizer

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Abstract

A combination of orthogonal measurement techniques is utilized in this study to predict the average lengths and diameters of colloidal nanorods. Sedimentation coefficient distributions and electrical mobility distributions obtained from analytical ultracentrifugation and a scanning mobility particle sizer, respectively, are used for the hydrodynamic correlation. The method is validated theoretically and application to Au and ZnO nanorod samples is shown. The results demonstrate that the combination of both measurement techniques is an excellent method for the two-dimensional characterization of nanorods.

Graphical abstract: Determination of the length and diameter of nanorods by a combination of analytical ultracentrifugation and scanning mobility particle sizer

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Submitted
31 Mar 2017
Accepted
06 Jun 2017
First published
06 Jun 2017

Nanoscale Horiz., 2017,2, 253-260
Article type
Communication

Determination of the length and diameter of nanorods by a combination of analytical ultracentrifugation and scanning mobility particle sizer

T. Thajudeen, J. Walter, R. Srikantharajah, C. Lübbert and W. Peukert, Nanoscale Horiz., 2017, 2, 253
DOI: 10.1039/C7NH00050B

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