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The Diatom Peptide R5 Fabricates Two-Dimensional Titanium Dioxide Nanosheets

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The Diatom Peptide R5 Fabricates Two-Dimensional Titanium Dioxide Nanosheets. / Bregnhøj, Mikkel; Lutz, Helmut; Roeters, Steven J. et al.

In: The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, Vol. 13, No. 22, 06.2022, p. 5025-5029.

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Bregnhøj, Mikkel ; Lutz, Helmut ; Roeters, Steven J. et al. / The Diatom Peptide R5 Fabricates Two-Dimensional Titanium Dioxide Nanosheets. In: The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters. 2022 ; Vol. 13, No. 22. pp. 5025-5029.

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title = "The Diatom Peptide R5 Fabricates Two-Dimensional Titanium Dioxide Nanosheets",
abstract = "Diatoms use peptides based on the protein silaffin to fabricate their silica cell walls. To the interest of material scientists, silaffin peptides can also produce titanium dioxide nanoparticles. Peptide-based synthesis could present an environmentally friendly route to the synthesis of titanium dioxide nanomaterials with potential applications in water splitting and for biocompatible materials design. Two-dimensional nanomaterials have exceptional surface-to-volume ratios and are particularly suited for these applications. We here demonstrate how the silaffin peptide R5 can precipitate free-standing and self-supported sheets of titanium dioxide at the air-water interface, which are stable over tens of micrometers.",
author = "Mikkel Bregnh{\o}j and Helmut Lutz and Roeters, {Steven J.} and Ingo Lieberwirth and Rolf Mertig and Tobias Weidner",
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AU - Bregnhøj, Mikkel

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AU - Roeters, Steven J.

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AU - Mertig, Rolf

AU - Weidner, Tobias

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