Nano-wire crystals of π-conjugated organic materials

T. Onodera, T. Oshikiri, H. Katagi, H. Kasai, S. Okada, H. Oikawa, M. Terauchi, M. Tanaka, H. Nakanishi

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The influences on the crystal sizes and morphology of organic microcrystals have been investigated carefully by controlling experimental conditions such as temperature and added surfactant in the reprecipitation method. As a result, polydiacetylene and perylene nano-wire crystals could be fabricated successfully. The formation mechanism of nano-wire crystals and their optical properties were discussed in detail.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)586-590
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Crystal Growth
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Jul 2


  • A1. Crystal morphology
  • A1. Growth models
  • B1. Nanomaterials
  • B1. Organic compounds


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