Collapsed (kippah) hollow silica nanoparticles

Kun Che Kao, Chieh Jui Tsou, Chung Yuan Mou

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Novel collapsed kippah-like mesoporous silica nanoparticles were synthesized using an O/W microemulsion system. The oil (hexadecane) can escape from the core while water could not enter through the surfactant filled nanopores of the soft shell during synthesis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3454-3456
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number28
Publication statusPublished - Mar 7 2012
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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