geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

Generation of Ag-Ag(2)O complex nanostructures by excimer laser ablation of Ag in water


, : Generation of Ag-Ag(2)O complex nanostructures by excimer laser ablation of Ag in water. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15(9): 3052-3056

Pulsed laser ablation in liquid (PLAL) has been well established as a facile method to produce nanoparticles from bulk materials, but it is still insufficient for fabricating anisotropic and complex nanostructures, especially without the use of surfactants. Here, we demonstrate that silver (Ag) nanosheets can be produced by pulsed excimer laser ablation of bulk Ag in water via laser re-processing of the laser-produced primary clusters. We also show that by combining PLAL and drop evaporation, rice-shaped Ag-Ag(2)O particles and their assemblies can be generated on Si substrates, because the interior flow of an evaporating colloidal drop could redistribute the laser-produced primary clusters, which results in the formation of complex nanostructures. These results show that PLAL is able to fabricate novel micro-/nanostructures while keeping its merit of "clean" fabrication.

US$19.90

PMID: 23093092

DOI: 10.1039/c2cp42668d


Other references

Minello, T.J.; Rozas, L.P., 2003: Creating salt marshes to enhance production of fishery species. Journal of Shellfish Research 22(1): 345, June

Pawar A.D., 1973: New records of pentatomoidea hemiptera heteroptera from sri lanka. Entomological News 84(7): 211-216

Menard, M.; Domalain, M.; Decatoire, A.; Lacouture, P., 2016: Influence of saddle setback on pedalling technique effectiveness in cycling. Besides its regulation by Union Cycliste Internationale, the evidence relating saddle setback to pedalling performance remains inconclusive. This study investigates the influence of saddle setback on pedalling effectiveness through two indexes: an...

Sharp, Z.Dave.; Strong, R., 2010: The role of mTOR signaling in controlling mammalian life span: what a fungicide teaches us about longevity. Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences 65(6): 580-589

Ralli, Elaine P., 1960: Sulfonylureas in the treatment of diabetes. Union Med Canada 89(5): 618-626

Ueda, M.; Doi, N.; Miyagawa, H.; Sugita, S.; Takeda, N.; Shinada, T.; Miyata, O., 2015: Reaction of cyclopropenes with a trichloromethyl radical: unprecedented ring-opening reaction of cyclopropanes with migration. The direct addition reaction of chloroform to cyclopropenes under triethylborane-mediated radical reaction conditions to provide trichloromethylcyclopropanes has been developed. In contrast, using dimethylzinc as a radical initiator led to the for...

Deon, M.; Sitta, A.; Faverzani, J.L.; Guerreiro, G.B.; Donida, B.; Marchetti, Dèe.P.; Mescka, C.P.; Ribas, G.S.; Coitinho, A.S.; Wajner, M.; Vargas, C.R., 2016: Urinary biomarkers of oxidative stress and plasmatic inflammatory profile in phenylketonuric treated patients. Oxidative stress has been proposed as an important pathophysiologic feature of various inborn errors of metabolism, including phenylketonuria (PKU). Considering that there are few studies relating oxidative stress and inflammation directly in PKU...

Mihălţan, F., 1994: Pulmonary blastomycosis, a disease needing to be reconsidered. Pneumoftiziologia 43(3-4): 197-200

Dupouy, V.; Puget, A.; Eschalier, A.; Zajac, J.M.rie, 1996: Species differences in the localization of neuropeptide FF receptors in rodent and lagomorph brain and spinal cord. Quantitative in vitro receptor autoradiography of (125I)(D-Tyr-1,(NMe)Phe-3)NPFF was used to study the regional distribution of neuropeptide FF receptors in rodent and lagomorph brain. In rat, mouse, rabbit, and Afghan pika (125I)(D-Tyr-1,(NMe)Phe...

Kozulić, B.; Käppeli, O.; Meussdoerffer, F.; Fiechter, A., 1987: Characterization of a soluble carnitine acetyltransferase from Candida tropicalis. Carnitine acetyltransferase was purified from the cytoplasmic fraction of Candida tropicalis grown on alkanes in continuous culture. By ion-exchange chromatography the enzyme was resolved in two fractions with the same specific activity of 80 U/mg...