Journal article

Nanoporous polyelectrolyte spheres prepared by sequentially coating sacrificial mesoporous silica spheres

YJ Wang, AM Yu, F Caruso

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION | WILEY-V C H VERLAG GMBH | Published : 2005

Abstract

(Chemical Equation Presented) A hole load of spheres: Nanoporous polyelectrolyte (PE) spheres are prepared through layer-by-layer deposition of oppositely charged poly(acrylic acid) and poly(allylamine hydrochloride) onto mesoporous silica spheres (with cross-linking by heating in each step), and the subsequent removal of the silica templates by hydrofluoric acid (HF; see scheme). © 2005 Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA.

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