Advanced Materials

Microemulsion Approach to Nanocontainers and Its Variability in Composition and Filling

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  • Dedicated to Prof. Reinhard Nesper on the occasion of his 60th birthday.

Abstract

KSCN and phenylalanine are encapsulated with nanoscale hollow spheres acting as containers. These hollow spheres, composed of Au, CuS, AlO(OH), or SnO2, and can be prepared using a microemulsion technique, and yield particles with outer diameters of 15–30 nm and wall thicknesses of 2–10 nm.

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