Chinese Science Bulletin

, Volume 54, Issue 11, pp 1854–1858

Polymer-mediated mesoscale mineralization

Progress/Inorganic Chemistry

DOI: 10.1007/s11434-009-0331-z

Cite this article as:
Chen, S. & Yu, S. Chin. Sci. Bull. (2009) 54: 1854. doi:10.1007/s11434-009-0331-z


Polymer-controlled mineralization in aqueous solution or in a mixed solvent media, as well as its combination with the interface of air-water can lead to the formation of minerals with unique structures and morphologies, which sheds light on the possibility to mimic the detailed structures of the natural minerals.


polymer mineralization mesocrystal 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Division of Nanomaterials and Chemistry, Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale, School of Chemistry and MaterialsUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefeiChina