Periodic arrangement of silica nanospheres assisted by amino acids

Toshiyuki Yokoi, Yasuhiro Sakamoto, Osamu Terasaki, Yoshihiro Kubota, Tatsuya Okubo, Takashi Tatsumi

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Uniform-sized silica nanospheres with a well-ordered arrangement were successfully synthesized by a novel and simple method; hydrolysis and condensation reactions oftetraethyl orthosilicate were conducted in the presence of basic amino acids.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)13664-13665
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number42
Publication statusPublished - 2006 Oct 25

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry


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