Switchable oriented attachment and detachment of calcite nanocrystals

Mihiro Takasaki, Yuya Oaki, Hiroaki Imai

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Switchable oriented attachment, i.e. reversible attachment and detachment, of nanocrystals was demonstrated in an aqueous system. Calcite nanoblocks unifaceted with {104} faces are reversibly attached and detached by swings of pH between 7 and 12.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8999-9002
Number of pages4
Issue number47
Publication statusPublished - 2016

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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