Synthesis of Au/SnO2 nanostructures allowing process variable control

Myung Sik Choi, Han Gil Na, Sangwoo Kim, Jae Hoon Bang, Wansik Oum, Sun Woo Choi, Sang Sub Kim, Kyu Hyoung Lee, Hyoun Woo Kim, Changhyun Jin

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Theoretical advances in science are inherently time-consuming to realise in engineering, since their practical application is hindered by the inability to follow the theoretical essence. Herein, we propose a new method to freely control the time, cost, and process variables in the fabrication of a hybrid featuring Au nanoparticles on a pre-formed SnO2 nanostructure. The above advantages, which were divided into six categories, are proven to be superior to those achieved elsewhere, and the obtained results are found to be applicable to the synthesis and functionalisation of other nanostructures. Furthermore, the reduction of the time-gap between science and engineering is expected to promote the practical applications of numerous scientific theories.

Original languageEnglish
Article number346
JournalScientific reports
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2020 Dec 1

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Funding Information:
This research was supported by Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education (NRF-2017R1A6A3A11030900 and NRF-2019R1A6A1A11055660). We are grateful to Jiye Kim, Mun Young Koh, Baro Jin, Ha Jin Na, and Koh Eun Na for their cordiality and hospitality during the course of this research.

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