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Title: Nanocomposite and method of making thereof

Abstract

An embodiment of an inorganic nanocomposite includes a nanoparticle phase and a matrix phase. The nanoparticle phase includes nanoparticles that are arranged in a repeating structure. In an embodiment, the nanoparticles have a spherical or pseudo-spherical shape and are incompatible with hydrazine. In another embodiment, the nanoparticles have neither a spherical nor pseudo-spherical shape. The matrix phase lies between the nanoparticles of the nanoparticle phase. An embodiment of a method of making an inorganic nanocomposite of the present invention includes forming a nanoparticle superlattice on a substrate. The nanoparticle superlattice includes nanoparticles. Each nanoparticle has organic ligands attached to a surface of the nanoparticle. The organic ligands separate adjacent nanoparticles within the nanoparticle superlattice. The method also includes forming a solution that includes an inorganic precursor. The nanoparticle superlattice is placed in the solution for a sufficient time for the inorganic precursor to replace the organic ligands.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab. (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1243038
Patent Number(s):
9,287,119
Application Number:
13/446,289
Assignee:
The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-05CH11231
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Apr 13
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

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Tangirala, Ravisubhash, Milliron, Delia J., and Llordes, Anna. Nanocomposite and method of making thereof. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Tangirala, Ravisubhash, Milliron, Delia J., & Llordes, Anna. Nanocomposite and method of making thereof. United States.
Tangirala, Ravisubhash, Milliron, Delia J., and Llordes, Anna. Tue . "Nanocomposite and method of making thereof". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1243038.
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