Accession Number:

AD1008237

Title:

Dendronized Metal Nanoparticles-Self-Organizing Building Blocks for the Design of New Functional Materials

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,06 Feb 2013,05 Nov 2015

Corporate Author:

National Center for Scientific Research Strassbourg France

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Report Date:

2016-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

This work is a project to synthesize hybrid materials made from spherical metal nanoparticles . By functionalizing the nanoparticles with proto-mesogenic ligands, the group enables them to self-organize into lamellar, columnar, or cubic structures, and this organization enables them to exhibit original or enhanced optical and magnetic properties, and the mesomorphic nature of the structures should enable a dregree of tuning via external stimuli. Initial results were encouraging but structural characterization and evaluation of physical properties proved to be a challenge. Chemistry is complete, structural characterization is underway, and functional characterization has begun.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE