RTH/JDK2: Biomimetic Nanofabrication of Silica Structures Based on Diatoms


Diatoms are a type of brown algae that create hydrated silicon-dioxide structures with feature sizes down to 5 nm at ambient temperature and pressure. The goal of this project is to replicate these processes in vitro and then manipulate the process parameters to create engineered structures.

Project end date: 01/09/06

William J. Holtz
Publication date: 
August 30, 2006
Publication type: 
BSAC Project Materials (Final/Archive)
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