Synthesis and characterization of flexible, composite, nanorod nunchucks

Michael E. Ibele, Ran Liu, Kristin Beiswenger, Ayusman Sen

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A simple template-based synthesis of three-component nanorods with flexible central sections is discussed. These nanorods become flexible by dissolving their central silver sections in dilute hydrogen peroxide, to leave behind a flexible yet robust residue. It is also shown that the flexible region can be reinforced by adding a polymer additive to the plating mixture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)14410-14413
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Materials Chemistry
Issue number38
StatePublished - Oct 14 2011

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Chemistry
  • Materials Chemistry


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