skip to main content
DOE PAGES title logo U.S. Department of Energy
Office of Scientific and Technical Information

Title: Multiphase separation of copper nanowires

Abstract

Here, this communication reports a new method to purify copper nanowires with nearly 100% yield from undesired copper nanoparticle side-products formed during batch processes of copper nanowire synthesis. Also, this simple separation method can yield large quantities of long, uniform, high-purity copper nanowires to meet the requirements of nanoelectronics applications as well as provide an avenue for purifying copper nanowires in the industrial scale synthesis of copper nanowires, a key step for commercialization and application of nanowires.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [2];  [2];  [1]
  1. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States). Physics and Life Science Directorate
  2. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States). Engineering Direcotrate
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1393343
Report Number(s):
LLNL-JRNL-698864
Journal ID: ISSN 1359-7345; CHCOFS
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
ChemComm
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 52; Journal Issue: 78; Journal ID: ISSN 1359-7345
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Qian, Fang, Lan, Pui Ching, Olson, Tammy, Zhu, Cheng, Duoss, Eric B., Spadaccini, Christopher M., and Han, T. Yong-Jin. Multiphase separation of copper nanowires. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1039/C6CC06228H.
Qian, Fang, Lan, Pui Ching, Olson, Tammy, Zhu, Cheng, Duoss, Eric B., Spadaccini, Christopher M., & Han, T. Yong-Jin. Multiphase separation of copper nanowires. United States. doi:10.1039/C6CC06228H.
Qian, Fang, Lan, Pui Ching, Olson, Tammy, Zhu, Cheng, Duoss, Eric B., Spadaccini, Christopher M., and Han, T. Yong-Jin. Thu . "Multiphase separation of copper nanowires". United States. doi:10.1039/C6CC06228H. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1393343.
@article{osti_1393343,
title = {Multiphase separation of copper nanowires},
author = {Qian, Fang and Lan, Pui Ching and Olson, Tammy and Zhu, Cheng and Duoss, Eric B. and Spadaccini, Christopher M. and Han, T. Yong-Jin},
abstractNote = {Here, this communication reports a new method to purify copper nanowires with nearly 100% yield from undesired copper nanoparticle side-products formed during batch processes of copper nanowire synthesis. Also, this simple separation method can yield large quantities of long, uniform, high-purity copper nanowires to meet the requirements of nanoelectronics applications as well as provide an avenue for purifying copper nanowires in the industrial scale synthesis of copper nanowires, a key step for commercialization and application of nanowires.},
doi = {10.1039/C6CC06228H},
journal = {ChemComm},
number = 78,
volume = 52,
place = {United States},
year = {2016},
month = {9}
}

Journal Article:
Free Publicly Available Full Text
Publisher's Version of Record

Citation Metrics:
Cited by: 7 works
Citation information provided by
Web of Science

Save / Share:

Works referenced in this record:

Overpotential for CO 2 electroreduction lowered on strained penta-twinned Cu nanowires
journal, January 2015

  • Chen, Zhengzheng; Zhang, Xu; Lu, Gang
  • Chemical Science, Vol. 6, Issue 12
  • DOI: 10.1039/C5SC02667A

Solution-Processed Metal Nanowire Mesh Transparent Electrodes
journal, February 2008

  • Lee, Jung-Yong; Connor, Stephen T.; Cui, Yi
  • Nano Letters, Vol. 8, Issue 2, p. 689-692
  • DOI: 10.1021/nl073296g

Silver Nanowire Networks as Flexible, Transparent, Conducting Films: Extremely High DC to Optical Conductivity Ratios
journal, June 2009

  • De, Sukanta; Higgins, Thomas M.; Lyons, Philip E.
  • ACS Nano, Vol. 3, Issue 7
  • DOI: 10.1021/nn900348c

Halide Anions as Shape-Directing Agents for Obtaining High-Quality Anisotropic Gold Nanostructures
journal, August 2012

  • DuChene, Joseph S.; Niu, Wenxin; Abendroth, John M.
  • Chemistry of Materials, Vol. 25, Issue 8
  • DOI: 10.1021/cm3020397

Metal Nanowire Networks: The Next Generation of Transparent Conductors
journal, September 2014

  • Ye, Shengrong; Rathmell, Aaron R.; Chen, Zuofeng
  • Advanced Materials, Vol. 26, Issue 39
  • DOI: 10.1002/adma.201402710

Cross-Flow Purification of Nanowires
journal, February 2011

  • Pradel, Ken C.; Sohn, Kwonnam; Huang, Jiaxing
  • Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Vol. 50, Issue 15, p. 3412-3416
  • DOI: 10.1002/anie.201100087

A rapid synthesis of high aspect ratio copper nanowires for high-performance transparent conducting films
journal, January 2014

  • Ye, Shengrong; Rathmell, Aaron R.; Stewart, Ian E.
  • Chemical Communications, Vol. 50, Issue 20, p. 2562-2564
  • DOI: 10.1039/C3CC48561G

Polyol Synthesis of Uniform Silver Nanowires:  A Plausible Growth Mechanism and the Supporting Evidence
journal, July 2003

  • Sun, Yugang; Mayers, Brian; Herricks, Thurston
  • Nano Letters, Vol. 3, Issue 7
  • DOI: 10.1021/nl034312m

Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Copper Nanocrystals in an Aqueous Solution with Glucose as a Reducing Agent and Hexadecylamine as a Capping Agent
journal, September 2011

  • Jin, Mingshang; He, Guannan; Zhang, Hui
  • Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Vol. 50, Issue 45, p. 10560-10564
  • DOI: 10.1002/anie.201105539

Separation of Nanoparticles in Aqueous Multiphase Systems through Centrifugation
journal, July 2012

  • Akbulut, Ozge; Mace, Charles R.; Martinez, Ramses V.
  • Nano Letters, Vol. 12, Issue 8, p. 4060-4064
  • DOI: 10.1021/nl301452x

Synthesis and Purification of Silver Nanowires To Make Conducting Films with a Transmittance of 99%
journal, September 2015


Recoverable plasticity in penta-twinned metallic nanowires governed by dislocation nucleation and retraction
journal, January 2015

  • Qin, Qingquan; Yin, Sheng; Cheng, Guangming
  • Nature Communications, Vol. 6, Issue 1
  • DOI: 10.1038/ncomms6983

Rapid synthesis of silver nanowires through a CuCl- or CuCl 2 -mediated polyol process
journal, January 2008

  • Korte, Kylee E.; Skrabalak, Sara E.; Xia, Younan
  • J. Mater. Chem., Vol. 18, Issue 4
  • DOI: 10.1039/B714072J

Scalable Coating and Properties of Transparent, Flexible, Silver Nanowire Electrodes
journal, March 2010

  • Hu, Liangbing; Kim, Han Sun; Lee, Jung-Yong
  • ACS Nano, Vol. 4, Issue 5, p. 2955-2963
  • DOI: 10.1021/nn1005232

Synthesis of Ultralong Copper Nanowires for High-Performance Transparent Electrodes
journal, August 2012

  • Zhang, Dieqing; Wang, Ranran; Wen, Meicheng
  • Journal of the American Chemical Society, Vol. 134, Issue 35
  • DOI: 10.1021/ja3050184