Nanometer-resolved quantification of mechanical response in nanoparticle-based composites
M Hennes, AM Jakob, F Lehnert, U Ross, A Lotnyk, SG Mayr
Nanoscale | ROYAL SOC CHEMISTRY | Published : 2016
Awarded by Translational Center for Regenerative Medicine
The authors thank R. Fechner, Dr F. Frost, Dr M. Ehrhardt and Dr P. Lorenz for assistance during optimization of sample synthesis, M. Sarmanova for kind help with the CR-AFM setup, J. Lorbeer for providing ion-beam smoothened FS reference samples, A. Mill for TEM-lamella preparation as well as E. Wisotzki for proofreading the manuscript. We also owe thanks to Prof. Dr Dr h.c. B. Rauschenbach for general support. Research was performed within the Leipzig Graduate School of Natural Sciences "Building with Molecules and Nano-objects" (BuildMoNa), which was established within the German Excellence Initiative by the German DFG. Partial funding by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) via the SPP 1681, as well as the Translational Center for Regenerative Medicine (BMBF 1315883) is gratefully acknowledged.