Aerosol-Assisted Formation of Mesostructured Thin Films

Yunfeng Lu, Byron F. McCaughey, Donghai Wang, J. Eric Hampsey, Nilesh Doke, Zhengzhong Yang, C. Jeffrey Brinker

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Abstract

Mesostructured thin films were fabricated using combined aerosol deposition techniques and evaporation-induced self assembly (EISA). The formation mechanism involved solvent EISA of aerosol droplets with subsequent mesostructure reassembly and particle coalescence on a substrate. A higher degree of silica condensation inhibited the reassembly and resulted in the formation of particles or mesostructured thin films with a less ordered mesostructure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1733-1736
Number of pages4
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume15
Issue number20
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 16 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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