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Synthesis of a Nonagglomerated Indium Tin Oxide Nanoparticle Dispersion

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  • Richard A. Gilstrap Jr.,

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    1. Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Materials Science & Engineering, J. Erskine Love Jr. Bldg 771 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332-0245 (USA)
    • Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Materials Science & Engineering, J. Erskine Love Jr. Bldg 771 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332-0245 (USA).
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  • Charles J. Capozzi,

    1. Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Materials Science & Engineering, J. Erskine Love Jr. Bldg 771 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332-0245 (USA)
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  • Cantwell G. Carson,

    1. Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Materials Science & Engineering, J. Erskine Love Jr. Bldg 771 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332-0245 (USA)
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  • Rosario A. Gerhardt,

    1. Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Materials Science & Engineering, J. Erskine Love Jr. Bldg 771 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332-0245 (USA)
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  • Christopher J. Summers

    1. Georgia Institute of Technology, School of Materials Science & Engineering, J. Erskine Love Jr. Bldg 771 Ferst Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30332-0245 (USA)
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Errata

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  1. Errata: Synthesis of Nonagglomerated Indium Tin Oxide Nanoparticle Dispersions Volume 20, Issue 24, Article first published online: 16 December 2008

  • The authors wish to acknowledge assistance from A. Y. Borisevich from the Division of Materials Science and Engineering, US Department of Energy, and from the Laboratory Directed Research and Development Fund, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, for acquiring the Z-contrast STEM image in the inset in Figure 3.

Abstract

Highly crystalline nonagglomerated ITO colloidal nanoparticles form an optically clear solution in nonpolar solvents. Their ∼5 nm diameter and narrow size distribution is achieved through a fatty acid mediated reaction, that lacks the need for high-temperature annealing.

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