Synthesis and assembly of nonspherical hollow silica colloids under confinement

Stephanie H. Lee, Sharon J. Gerbode, Bettina S. John, Angie K. Wolfgang, Fernando A. Escobedo, Itai Cohen, Chekesha M. Liddell

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Hard peanut-shaped colloids were synthesized and organized into a degenerate crystal (DC), a phase previously observed only in simulations. In this structure, particle lobes tile a triangular lattice while their orientations uniformly populate the three underlying crystalline directions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)4912-4916
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry
Issue number41
StatePublished - 2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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