Solving complex concentric circular mesostructures by using electron tomography

Yuan, Pei, Liu, Nian, Zhao, Lingzhi, Zhou, Xufeng, Zhou, Liang, Auchterlonie, Graeme J., Yao, Xiangdong, Drennan, John, Lu, Gao Qing (Max), Zou, Jin and Yu, Chengzhong (2008) Solving complex concentric circular mesostructures by using electron tomography. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 47 35: 6670-6673. doi:10.1002/anie.200801755


Author Yuan, Pei
Liu, Nian
Zhao, Lingzhi
Zhou, Xufeng
Zhou, Liang
Auchterlonie, Graeme J.
Yao, Xiangdong
Drennan, John
Lu, Gao Qing (Max)
Zou, Jin
Yu, Chengzhong
Title Solving complex concentric circular mesostructures by using electron tomography
Journal name Angewandte Chemie International Edition   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1433-7851
Publication date 2008-08-18
Year available 2008
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1002/anie.200801755
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Volume 47
Issue 35
Start page 6670
End page 6673
Total pages 4
Editor C. K. Dyer
D. A. J. Rand
Z. Ogumi
Place of publication Weinheim, Germany
Publisher Wiley
Language eng
Subject C1
860602 Inorganic Industrial Chemicals
030301 Chemical Characterisation of Materials
Abstract Inside knowledge: The true internal structure of a complex concentric circular hexagonal mesostructure has been solved for the first time by using electron tomography. This technique allows the mesostructure containing closed rings to be differentiated from a closed helical mesostructure. The key step is the use of tomographic slices with a thickness of less than 1 nm so that the interior structure can be observed (see picture).
Keyword electron tomography
Mesostructures
Self-Assembly
Structure Elucidation
Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Grant ID 2004CB217804
20721063
13108
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Published Online: 22 Jul 2008.

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collection: 2009 Higher Education Research Data Collection
 
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