Mechanism of a self-templating synthesis of monodispersed hollow silica nanospheres with tunable size and shell thickness

Qiangbin Wang, Yan Liu, Hao Yan

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This study clarifies the mechanism of the hollow structure formation in the simple self-templating preparation of monodispersed hollow silica structures; the role of the polarity of washing solvent in creating the hollow structure is emphasized.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2339-2341
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - Jun 14 2007


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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