Control of ZnO crystallization by a PEO-b-PMAA diblock copolymer

Oner M. , Norwig J., Meyer W., Wegner G.

CHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, cilt.10, sa.2, ss.460-464, 1998 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 10 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 1998
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1021/cm970450z
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.460-464


Amphipolar diblock copolymers used as admixtures provide a unique effect on crystallization processes from solution. In an example given here, nucleation of ZnO crystals and growth of specific crystal faces is controlled by minute amounts of PEO-b-PMAA copolymers. A narrow crystal size distribution and retardation of growth parallel to [001] are observed in dependence on the concentration of the block copolymer, which is added in the ppm range.