Facile and controllable synthesis of polyoxometalate nanorods within polyelectrolyte matrix Article

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  • Lan, Y; Wang, E; Kang, Z; Wang, C; Mao, B; Tian, C; Xu, L; Li, M

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  • Well dispersed polyoxometalate nanorods have been selectively and controllably synthesized within the polyelectrolyte (PE) films via a layer-by-layer (LbL) adsorption-precipitation method. The PE matrix was fabricated by LbL self-assembly technology and then the multilayer films containing polyoxometalate nanorods were constructed by repetitive adsorption of polyanions and subsequent precipitation with counter ions-tetraethylammonium bromide (TEAB). Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) was used to observe the variation of size and morphology of the nanorods. The growth process and composition of the multilayer films containing nanorods were also studied. © 2007 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

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