Pt nanoworms: Creation of a bumpy surface on one-dimensional (1D) Pt nanowires with the assistance of surfactants embedded in mesochannels

Azusa Takai, Hamed Ataee-Esfahani, Yoji Doi, Minekazu Fuziwara, Yusuke Yamauchi, Kazuyuki Kuroda

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A new type of platinum nanowire with a bumpy surface "Pt nanoworm" is electrochemically synthesized in mesochannels of mesoporous silica films with the assistance of a nonionic surfactant (C16EO 8).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7701-7703
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number27
Publication statusPublished - 2011 Jan 1


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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