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Commentary: Layer-by-layer deposition of nanoscale structures

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Abhishek Kumar, Jayant Kumar

Center for Advanced Materials, Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA 01854

J. Nanophoton. 3(1), 030306 (September 10, 2009). doi:10.1117/1.3241043
History: Received September 2, 2009; Accepted September 8, 2009; September 10, 2009; Online September 10, 2009
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References

G. Decher, J. D. Hong, and J. Schmitt, "Buildup of ultrathin multilayer films by a self-assembly process: III. Consecutively alternating adsorption of anionic and cationic polyelectrolytes on charged surfaces," Thin Solid Films 210/211, 831-835 (1992)
S. K. Tripathy, J. Kumar, and H. S. Nalwa, Eds., Handbook of Polyelectrolytes and Their Applications, Vols. 1, 2 & 3, American Scientific Publishers, Los Angeles, CA, USA (2000).
P. T. Hammond, "Form and function in multilayer assembly: New applications at the nanoscale," Adv. Mater. 16, 1271-1293 (2004)
Z. Tang, Y. Wang, P. Podsiadlo, and N. A. Kotov, "Biomedical applications of layer-by-layer assembly: From biomimetics to tissue engineering," Adv. Mater. 18, 3203-3224 (2006)
X. Wang, Y.-G. Kim, C. Drew, B.-C. Ku, J. Kumar, and L. A. Samuelson, "Electrostatic assembly of conjugated polymer thin layers on electrospun nanofibrous membranes for biosensors," Nano Lett. 4, 331??-334 (2004)
Y. Wang, A. S. Angelatos, and F. Caruso, "Template synthesis of nanostructured materials via layer-by-layer assembly," Chem. Mater. 20, 848-858 (2008)
L. Zhai, F. C. Cebeci, R. E. Cohen, and M. F. Rubner, "Stable superhydrophobic coatings from polyelectrolyte multilayers," Nano Lett. 4, 1349-1353 (2004)
J.-A. He, L. Samuelson, L. Li, J. Kumar, and S. K. Tripathy, "Oriented bacteriorhodopsin/polycation multilayers by electrostatic layer-by-layer assembly," Langmuir 14, 1674-1679 (1998)
V. Jain, M. Khiterer, R. Montazami, H. M. Yochum, K. J. Shea, and J. R. Heflin, "High-contrast solid-state electrochromic devices of viologen-bridged polysilsesquioxane nanoparticles fabricated by layer-by-layer assembly," ACS App. Mater. Interf. 1, 83-89 (2009)
J.-A. He, R. Mosurkal, L. A. Samuelson, L. Li, and J. Kumar, "Dye-sensitized solar cell fabrication by electrostatic layer-by-layer assembly of amphoteric TiO2 nanoparticles," Langmuir 19, 2169-2173 (2003)
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Abhishek Kumar and Jayant Kumar
"Commentary: Layer-by-layer deposition of nanoscale structures", J. Nanophoton. 3(1), 030306 (September 10, 2009). ; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.3241043


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G. Decher, J. D. Hong, and J. Schmitt, "Buildup of ultrathin multilayer films by a self-assembly process: III. Consecutively alternating adsorption of anionic and cationic polyelectrolytes on charged surfaces," Thin Solid Films 210/211, 831-835 (1992)
S. K. Tripathy, J. Kumar, and H. S. Nalwa, Eds., Handbook of Polyelectrolytes and Their Applications, Vols. 1, 2 & 3, American Scientific Publishers, Los Angeles, CA, USA (2000).
P. T. Hammond, "Form and function in multilayer assembly: New applications at the nanoscale," Adv. Mater. 16, 1271-1293 (2004)
Z. Tang, Y. Wang, P. Podsiadlo, and N. A. Kotov, "Biomedical applications of layer-by-layer assembly: From biomimetics to tissue engineering," Adv. Mater. 18, 3203-3224 (2006)
X. Wang, Y.-G. Kim, C. Drew, B.-C. Ku, J. Kumar, and L. A. Samuelson, "Electrostatic assembly of conjugated polymer thin layers on electrospun nanofibrous membranes for biosensors," Nano Lett. 4, 331??-334 (2004)
Y. Wang, A. S. Angelatos, and F. Caruso, "Template synthesis of nanostructured materials via layer-by-layer assembly," Chem. Mater. 20, 848-858 (2008)
L. Zhai, F. C. Cebeci, R. E. Cohen, and M. F. Rubner, "Stable superhydrophobic coatings from polyelectrolyte multilayers," Nano Lett. 4, 1349-1353 (2004)
J.-A. He, L. Samuelson, L. Li, J. Kumar, and S. K. Tripathy, "Oriented bacteriorhodopsin/polycation multilayers by electrostatic layer-by-layer assembly," Langmuir 14, 1674-1679 (1998)
V. Jain, M. Khiterer, R. Montazami, H. M. Yochum, K. J. Shea, and J. R. Heflin, "High-contrast solid-state electrochromic devices of viologen-bridged polysilsesquioxane nanoparticles fabricated by layer-by-layer assembly," ACS App. Mater. Interf. 1, 83-89 (2009)
J.-A. He, R. Mosurkal, L. A. Samuelson, L. Li, and J. Kumar, "Dye-sensitized solar cell fabrication by electrostatic layer-by-layer assembly of amphoteric TiO2 nanoparticles," Langmuir 19, 2169-2173 (2003)

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