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Spontaneous Organization of Inorganic Nanoparticles into Nanovesicles Triggered by UV Light.
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PMID:  24841936     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
A novel versatile light-triggered strategy is developed to organize inorganic nanoparticles (NPs) into nanovesicles with single or multiple layers in mixed solvents. This strategy constitutes a new assembly mechanism based on the photo-oxidation of thiol ligands. Compared with currently-used individual semiconductor NPs, the prepared CdSe QD vesicles exhibit an improved catalytic activity and unprecedented catalytic stability towards solar-driven hydrogen production. This light-triggered approach to functional nanoarchitectures would lead to new opportunities in various applications.
Tong Bian; Lu Shang; Huijun Yu; Maria Teresa Perez; Li-Zhu Wu; Chen-Ho Tung; Zhihong Nie; Zhiyong Tang; Tierui Zhang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-5-19
Journal Detail:
Title:  Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1521-4095     ISO Abbreviation:  Adv. Mater. Weinheim     Publication Date:  2014 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-5-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9885358     Medline TA:  Adv Mater     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2014 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim.
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