Controllable Nanonet Assembly Utilizing a Pressure-Difference Method Based on Anodic Aluminum Oxide Templates


  • We thank Prof. J. S. Ma (ICCAS) for providing the TClPP sample. This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Nos. 50221201, 90301010, 50502033, 50574083), the Chinese Academy of Sciences, the National Research Fund for Fundamental Key Project No. 973 (2006CB806200), and the National High-Tech R&D Program (863 Program) (2006AA03Z314).


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A large network with a nanonet architecture has been fabricated from tetrakis(p-chlorophenyl)porphyrin by a pressure differential across films deposited on a template. The pinhole migration mechanism of the nanonet assembly is based on controllable dynamic balance.