Shaped Ni nanoparticles with an unconventional hcp crystalline structure

Chanyeon Kim, Cheonghee Kim, Kangtaek Lee, Hyunjoo Lee

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Hourglass-shaped Ni nanoparticles were synthesized with a hexagonal close packed (hcp) structure. The unconventional crystalline structure could be stabilized by intensive utilization of hexadecylamine. The dense organic layer on the surface protected the meta-stable crystalline structure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6353-6356
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number48
Publication statusPublished - 2014 May 20

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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