Tobacco Mosaic Virus Templated Synthesis of One Dimensional Inorganic-Polymer Hybrid FibresJournal of Materials Chemistry
AbstractInorganic–polymer hybrid nanofibres were prepared by using a rod-like tobacco mosaic virus (TMV) as a template. With tetraethylorthosilicate (TEOS) as a precursor, long silica-coated TMVfibres were formed via a head-to-tail assembly, which showed a substantial increase of the elastic modulus. Furthermore, homogenous titania–TMV hybrid fibres could be prepared using polyaniline-coated TMV fibres as a template, which were used to form a composite film that was able to sense liquefied petroleum gases.
Citation InformationJianhua Rong, Fiona Oberbeck, Xinnan Wang, Xiaodong Li, et al.. "Tobacco Mosaic Virus Templated Synthesis of One Dimensional Inorganic-Polymer Hybrid Fibres" Journal of Materials Chemistry Vol. 19 Iss. 18 (2009) p. 2841 - 2845
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