Crystallization of Nanoscaled Colloids [electronic resource] / by Philip G. Born.

By: Born, Philip G [author.]
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Material type: TextTextSeries: Springer Theses, Recognizing Outstanding Ph.D. Research: Publisher: Heidelberg : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2013Description: XVII, 130 p. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319002309Subject(s): Chemistry | Polymers | Nanochemistry | Phase transitions (Statistical physics) | Nanoscale science | Nanoscience | Nanostructures | Materials -- Surfaces | Thin films | Chemistry | Nanochemistry | Nanoscale Science and Technology | Ceramics, Glass, Composites, Natural Methods | Surfaces and Interfaces, Thin Films | Polymer Sciences | Phase Transitions and Multiphase SystemsAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 541.2 LOC classification: QD478Online resources: Texto completo
Contents:
Large-Area Convective Assembly -- Convective Crystallization -- Temperature-Induced Agglomeration -- Temperature-Induced Crystallization.
In: Springer eBooksSummary: This thesis deals with the processes that create ordered assemblies from disordered nanoparticles. Ordered packings of nanoscale particles can exhibit unusual properties. This work investigates the self-assembly of such particles, a process widely employed for the generation of ordered structures, but not yet well understood. In situ methods are used to observe the assembly of sub-micron polymer lattices and sub-10 nm gold particles into crystalline monolayers and aggregates.On the basis of these results, the book develops new models that describe the competition between different influences, such as thermal agitation and directional forces. It suggests necessary criteria that lead to the emergence of order.
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Large-Area Convective Assembly -- Convective Crystallization -- Temperature-Induced Agglomeration -- Temperature-Induced Crystallization.

This thesis deals with the processes that create ordered assemblies from disordered nanoparticles. Ordered packings of nanoscale particles can exhibit unusual properties. This work investigates the self-assembly of such particles, a process widely employed for the generation of ordered structures, but not yet well understood. In situ methods are used to observe the assembly of sub-micron polymer lattices and sub-10 nm gold particles into crystalline monolayers and aggregates.On the basis of these results, the book develops new models that describe the competition between different influences, such as thermal agitation and directional forces. It suggests necessary criteria that lead to the emergence of order.

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