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Growth of single-crystalline KNbO3 nanostructures.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16471499     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This communication reports on the growth of highly uniform KNbO3 nanowires exhibiting a narrow diameter distribution around 60 nm and a length-to-width ratio up to 100. The nanowires were prepared by a hydrothermal route, which enables simple, gram-scale production. A systematic study of the synthesized nanowires in terms of the morphological and chemical characteristics was carried out by varying the temperature-pressure conditions and the composition of the starting mixture. The results indicate that highly uniform single-crystalline nanowires form within a narrow window of the ternary phase diagram of KOH-Nb2O5-H2O.
A Magrez; E Vasco; J W Seo; C Dieker; N Setter; L Forró
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of physical chemistry. B     Volume:  110     ISSN:  1520-6106     ISO Abbreviation:  J Phys Chem B     Publication Date:  2006 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-02-13     Completed Date:  2006-08-21     Revised Date:  2007-03-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101157530     Medline TA:  J Phys Chem B     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  58-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratoire des Nanostructures et des Nouveaux Matériaux Electroniques, Institut de Physique de la Matière Complexe, Switzerland.
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MeSH Terms
Nanostructures / chemistry*
Niobium / chemistry*
Oxides / chemistry*
Particle Size
Potassium / chemistry*
Powder Diffraction
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Oxides; 12030-85-2/potassium niobate; 7440-03-1/Niobium; 7440-09-7/Potassium

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