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Title: X-ray studies of polymer/gold nanocomposites

Abstract

We demonstrate that x-ray reflection standing wave fluorescence spectroscopy is a highly sensitive technique for the determination of the distribution of metal nanoparticles inside polymer thin films. We investigate both the depth profile and the in-plane spatial correlation of gold nanoparticles in an asymmetric polystyrene-{ital b}-poly(2-vinylpyridine) block copolymer film. These copolymer films self-assemble into alternating, nanometer-sized domains that are, upon annealing, selectively decorated by thermally evaporated metal nanoparticles to form metal/polymer composites. {copyright} {ital 1999 American Institute of Physics.}

Authors:
 [1];  [2]; ; ;  [1];  [2]; ;  [3]
  1. The James Franck Institute and The Center for Advanced Radiation Sources, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637 (United States)
  2. The James Franck Institute and Department of Physics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637 (United States)
  3. Department of Physics and Department of Chemistry, The University of Illinois (M/C 273), Chicago, Illinois 60607 (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
321463
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Journal of Applied Physics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 85; Journal Issue: 6; Other Information: PBD: Mar 1999
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 66 PHYSICS; X-RAY FLUORESCENCE ANALYSIS; ANNEALING; POLYMERS; GOLD; COMPOSITE MATERIALS; X-RAY DIFFRACTION; STANDING WAVES; FLUORESCENCE; PARTICLE SIZE; THIN FILMS

Citation Formats

Lin, B, Morkved, T L, Meron, M, Huang, Z, Viccaro, P J, Jaeger, H M, Williams, S M, and Schlossman, M L. X-ray studies of polymer/gold nanocomposites. United States: N. p., 1999. Web. doi:10.1063/1.369658.
Lin, B, Morkved, T L, Meron, M, Huang, Z, Viccaro, P J, Jaeger, H M, Williams, S M, & Schlossman, M L. X-ray studies of polymer/gold nanocomposites. United States. doi:10.1063/1.369658.
Lin, B, Morkved, T L, Meron, M, Huang, Z, Viccaro, P J, Jaeger, H M, Williams, S M, and Schlossman, M L. Mon . "X-ray studies of polymer/gold nanocomposites". United States. doi:10.1063/1.369658.
@article{osti_321463,
title = {X-ray studies of polymer/gold nanocomposites},
author = {Lin, B and Morkved, T L and Meron, M and Huang, Z and Viccaro, P J and Jaeger, H M and Williams, S M and Schlossman, M L},
abstractNote = {We demonstrate that x-ray reflection standing wave fluorescence spectroscopy is a highly sensitive technique for the determination of the distribution of metal nanoparticles inside polymer thin films. We investigate both the depth profile and the in-plane spatial correlation of gold nanoparticles in an asymmetric polystyrene-{ital b}-poly(2-vinylpyridine) block copolymer film. These copolymer films self-assemble into alternating, nanometer-sized domains that are, upon annealing, selectively decorated by thermally evaporated metal nanoparticles to form metal/polymer composites. {copyright} {ital 1999 American Institute of Physics.}},
doi = {10.1063/1.369658},
journal = {Journal of Applied Physics},
number = 6,
volume = 85,
place = {United States},
year = {1999},
month = {3}
}