This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 20021002, 20173046, and 20273052), the Ministry of Science and Technology of China (Grant No. 2001CB610506, 2002CCA01600), the Natural Science Foundation of Fujian Province (Grant No. E0310004) and the Fok Ying-Tung Educational Foundation.
Synthesis of Single-Crystalline ZnO Polyhedral Submicrometer-Sized Hollow Beads Using Laser-Assisted Growth with Ethanol Droplets as Soft Templates†
Article first published online: 17 JUN 2004
Copyright © 2004 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Volume 16, Issue 11, pages 904–907, June, 2004
How to Cite
Jiang, Z.-Y., Xie, Z.-X., Zhang, X.-H., Lin, S.-C., Xu, T., Xie, S.-Y., Huang, R.-B. and Zheng, L.-S. (2004), Synthesis of Single-Crystalline ZnO Polyhedral Submicrometer-Sized Hollow Beads Using Laser-Assisted Growth with Ethanol Droplets as Soft Templates. Adv. Mater., 16: 904–907. doi: 10.1002/adma.200306635
- Issue published online: 17 JUN 2004
- Article first published online: 17 JUN 2004
- Manuscript Accepted: 3 MAR 2004
- Manuscript Received: 16 DEC 2003
- Hollow materials;
- Template-directed assembly;
- Zinc oxide
A soft-template method for the controlled synthesis of hollow beads using laser- assisted growth with ethanol droplets as the soft template is proposed (see Figure). Single-crystalline ZnO polyhedral hollow beads in the range of 200–500 nm have been successfully synthesized.