The authors acknowledge C. Uliana and Prof. G. Capannelli for TEM images and MIUR (FISR and FIRB projects) for financial support.
A New Route to Fabricate Monolayers of Magnetite Nanoparticles on Silicon†
Article first published online: 7 APR 2005
Copyright © 2005 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Volume 17, Issue 8, pages 1084–1087, April, 2005
How to Cite
Altavilla, C., Ciliberto, E., Gatteschi, D. and Sangregorio, C. (2005), A New Route to Fabricate Monolayers of Magnetite Nanoparticles on Silicon. Adv. Mater., 17: 1084–1087. doi: 10.1002/adma.200401600
- Issue published online: 7 APR 2005
- Article first published online: 7 APR 2005
- Manuscript Accepted: 21 DEC 2004
- Manuscript Received: 29 SEP 2004
- Iron oxides;
- Magnetic properties;
- Nanoparticles, magnetic;
- Self-assembled monolayers;
A new method to prepare monolayers of ω-alk-1-ene-silane-functionalized Fe3O4 nanoparticles, covalently linked to a hydrogen-terminated silicon (111) surface by thermal hydrosilylation is reported (see Figure). The nanoparticle monolayer on silicon system was structurally and magnetically characterized, and the technique could be extended to fabricate particle layers of other materials that show chemical affinity for the trimethoxysilane group.