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Perpendicular Branching in Crystal Growth of 3D Architecture-Tuned Cadmium Hydroxide Arrays: From Oriented Tripods to Faceted Crystals

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  • This work was supported by the National University of Singapore and the Institute of Materials Research and Engineering. Supporting Information is available online from Wiley InterScience or from the authors.

Abstract

A chemical liquid-phase deposition method is used to synthesize perpendicularly branched nanotripods on substrates through continuous replenishment of nutrients into solution. A good control in crystal growth from oriented tripods to faceted crystals has been achieved, and more complex nanostructures are expected to be prepared by this slow crystal growth process.

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