Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, UMR 8233 - Monaris, F-75005, Paris, France, CNRS, UMR 8233 - Monaris, F-75005, Paris, France and CEA/IRAMIS, CEA Saclay - 91191, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
Received: 20 January 2015
Accepted: 23 February 2015
Here it is shown that the chemical and physical properties of a collection of nanocrystals either isolated or self-assembled in 3D superlattices called supracrystals markedly depend on the crystalline structure of the nanocrystal.
PACS: 81.07.Bc – Nanocrystalline materials / 82.70.Dd – Colloids / 87.16.dr – Assembly and interactions
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