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Fabrication of electrically anisotropic agarose gels by dielectrophoretic assembly and encapsulation of silver nanowires

Small, William R.; Paunov, Vesselin N.

Authors

William R. Small



Abstract

A novel method for the fabrication of electrically anisotropic agarose gel has been developed by dielectrophoretic assembly and aligning of silver nanowires into bundles of microwires in a gel solution above the gelling point, and cooling to give a composite material with uniform alignment of the nanowires. The electrical anisotropy and stability of the composite agarose-nanowire gel has been characterised.

Citation

Small, W. R., & Paunov, V. N. (2008). Fabrication of electrically anisotropic agarose gels by dielectrophoretic assembly and encapsulation of silver nanowires. Journal of materials chemistry, 18(18), 2082-2084. https://doi.org/10.1039/b802272k

Journal Article Type Article
Acceptance Date Mar 20, 2008
Online Publication Date Apr 4, 2008
Publication Date 2008
Publicly Available Date
Journal Journal of Materials Chemistry
Print ISSN 0959-9428
Electronic ISSN 1364-5501
Publisher Royal Society of Chemistry
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 18
Issue 18
Pages 2082-2084
DOI https://doi.org/10.1039/b802272k
Keywords Anisotropic gel; Agarose; Silver nanoparticles; Nanorods; Nanowires
Public URL https://hull-repository.worktribe.com/output/387191
Publisher URL http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2008/JM/b802272k#!divAbstract