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Title: 3D calcite heterostructures for dynamic and deformable mineralized matrices

Abstract

Scales are rooted in soft tissues, and are regenerated by specialized cells. The realization of dynamic synthetic analogues with inorganic materials has been a significant challenge, because the abiological regeneration sites that could yield deterministic growth behavior are hard to form. Here we overcome this fundamental hurdle by constructing a mutable and deformable array of three-dimensional calcite heterostructures that are partially locked in silicone. Individual calcite crystals exhibit asymmetrical dumbbell shapes and are prepared by a parallel tectonic approach under ambient conditions. Furthermore, the silicone matrix immobilizes the epitaxial nucleation sites through self-templated cavities, which enables symmetry breaking in reaction dynamics and scalable manipulation of the mineral ensembles. With this platform, we devise several mineral-enabled dynamic surfaces and interfaces. For example, we show that the induced growth of minerals yields localized inorganic adhesion for biological tissue and reversible focal encapsulation for sensitive components in flexible electronics.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1];  [2]; ORCiD logo [3];  [3];  [3];  [3];  [3];  [1]; ORCiD logo [4];  [3];  [3];  [3];  [1];  [5];  [1]
  1. The Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL (United States)
  2. The Univ. of Science & Technology of China, Anhui (China)
  3. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
  4. The Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL (United States); Univ. of Southampton, Southampton (United Kingdom)
  5. Hanyang Univ., Seoul (Korea)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
National Science Foundation (NSF); University of Chicago; National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF); USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22), Scientific User Facilities Division; US Department of the Navy, Office of Naval Research (ONR)
OSTI Identifier:
1389585
Grant/Contract Number:
AC02-06CH11357
Resource Type:
Journal Article: Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nature Communications
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 8; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2041-1723
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; Bioinspired materials; Materials for devices; Mechanical engineering; Nanoscale materials

Citation Formats

Yi, Jaeseok, Wang, Yucai, Jiang, Yuanwen, Jung, Il Woong, Liu, Wenjun, De Andrade, Vincent, Xu, Ruqing, Parameswaran, Ramya, Peters, Ivo R., Divan, Ralu, Xiao, Xianghui, Sun, Tao, Lee, Youjin, Park, Won Il, and Tian, Bozhi. 3D calcite heterostructures for dynamic and deformable mineralized matrices. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00560-1.
Yi, Jaeseok, Wang, Yucai, Jiang, Yuanwen, Jung, Il Woong, Liu, Wenjun, De Andrade, Vincent, Xu, Ruqing, Parameswaran, Ramya, Peters, Ivo R., Divan, Ralu, Xiao, Xianghui, Sun, Tao, Lee, Youjin, Park, Won Il, & Tian, Bozhi. 3D calcite heterostructures for dynamic and deformable mineralized matrices. United States. doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00560-1.
Yi, Jaeseok, Wang, Yucai, Jiang, Yuanwen, Jung, Il Woong, Liu, Wenjun, De Andrade, Vincent, Xu, Ruqing, Parameswaran, Ramya, Peters, Ivo R., Divan, Ralu, Xiao, Xianghui, Sun, Tao, Lee, Youjin, Park, Won Il, and Tian, Bozhi. 2017. "3D calcite heterostructures for dynamic and deformable mineralized matrices". United States. doi:10.1038/s41467-017-00560-1. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1389585.
@article{osti_1389585,
title = {3D calcite heterostructures for dynamic and deformable mineralized matrices},
author = {Yi, Jaeseok and Wang, Yucai and Jiang, Yuanwen and Jung, Il Woong and Liu, Wenjun and De Andrade, Vincent and Xu, Ruqing and Parameswaran, Ramya and Peters, Ivo R. and Divan, Ralu and Xiao, Xianghui and Sun, Tao and Lee, Youjin and Park, Won Il and Tian, Bozhi},
abstractNote = {Scales are rooted in soft tissues, and are regenerated by specialized cells. The realization of dynamic synthetic analogues with inorganic materials has been a significant challenge, because the abiological regeneration sites that could yield deterministic growth behavior are hard to form. Here we overcome this fundamental hurdle by constructing a mutable and deformable array of three-dimensional calcite heterostructures that are partially locked in silicone. Individual calcite crystals exhibit asymmetrical dumbbell shapes and are prepared by a parallel tectonic approach under ambient conditions. Furthermore, the silicone matrix immobilizes the epitaxial nucleation sites through self-templated cavities, which enables symmetry breaking in reaction dynamics and scalable manipulation of the mineral ensembles. With this platform, we devise several mineral-enabled dynamic surfaces and interfaces. For example, we show that the induced growth of minerals yields localized inorganic adhesion for biological tissue and reversible focal encapsulation for sensitive components in flexible electronics.},
doi = {10.1038/s41467-017-00560-1},
journal = {Nature Communications},
number = 1,
volume = 8,
place = {United States},
year = 2017,
month = 9
}

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