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Title: Synthesis of very small diameter silica nanofibers using sound waves

We synthesized silica nanofibers of an average diameter ≈30 nm and length ≈100 μm using an unprecedented strategy: sound waves. Moreover, a new phenomenon, spinning off the nanofibers at silica rod tips, is also observed.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [1]
  1. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Nanosystems, Separations, and Materials Research Group, Energy and Transportation Science Division
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1134181
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: ChemComm; Journal Volume: 50; Journal Issue: 55
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Research Org:
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Center for Nanophase Materials Sciences (CNMS)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY Silica nanofibers