Double-Gyroid-Structured Functional Materials [electronic resource] : Synthesis and Applications / by Maik Rudolf Johann Scherer.
Contributor(s): SpringerLink (Online service)Material type: TextSeries: Springer Theses, Recognizing Outstanding Ph.D. Research: Publisher: Heidelberg : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2013Description: XXI, 198 p. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783319003542Subject(s): Materials science | Polymers | Nanoscale science | Nanoscience | Nanostructures | Surfaces (Physics) | Interfaces (Physical sciences) | Thin films | Structural materials | Nanotechnology | Materials Science | Structural Materials | Nanoscale Science and Technology | Polymer Sciences | Nanotechnology | Surface and Interface Science, Thin FilmsAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleDDC classification: 620.11 LOC classification: TA401-492Online resources: Texto completo
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Nanostructuring of functional materials -- Gyroid and gyroid-like surfaces -- Diblock copolymer synthesis -- Voided double-gyroid thin film templates -- Templating of metal oxides by electrodeposition -- Electrodeposition of metals -- Electropolymerization of conjugated polymers -- Atomic layer deposition of metal oxides.
The development of new high-tech applications and devices has created a seemingly insatiable demand for novel functional materials with enhanced and tailored properties. Such materials can be achieved by three-dimensional structuring on the nanoscale, giving rise to a significant enhancement of particular functional characteristics which stems from the ability to access both surface/interface and bulk properties. The highly ordered, bicontinuous double-gyroid morphology is a fascinating and particularly suitable 3D nanostructure for this purpose due to its highly accessible surface area, connectivity, narrow pore diameter distribution and superb structural stability. The presented study encompasses a wide range of modern nanotechnology techniques in a highly versatile bottom-up nanopatterning strategy that splits the fabrication process into two successive steps: the preparation of mesoporous double-gyroid templates utilizing diblock copolymer self-assembly, and their replication with a functional material employing electrochemical deposition and atomic layer deposition. The double-gyroid structured materials discussed include metals, metal oxides, and conjugated polymers, which are applied and characterized in high-performance devices, such as electrochromic displays, supercapacitors, chemical sensors and photovoltaics. This publication addresses a wide range of readers, from researchers and specialists who are professionally active in the field, to more general readers interested in chemistry, nanoscience and physics.