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dc.contributor.authorZhuang, Tao-Tao
dc.contributor.authorLi, Yi
dc.contributor.authorGao, Xiaoqing
dc.contributor.authorWei, Mingyang
dc.contributor.authorde Arquer, F Pelayo Garcia
dc.contributor.authorTodorovic, Petar
dc.contributor.authorTian, Jie
dc.contributor.authorLi, Gongpu
dc.contributor.authorZhang, Chong
dc.contributor.authorLi, Xiyan
dc.contributor.authorDong, Liang
dc.contributor.authorSong, Yonghong
dc.contributor.authorLu, Yang
dc.contributor.authorTang, Zhiyong
dc.contributor.authoret al.
dc.description.abstractChirality—the property of an object wherein it is distinguishable from its mirror image—is of widespread interest in chemistry and biology1,2,3,4,5,6. Regioselective magnetization of one-dimensional semiconductors enables anisotropic magnetism at room temperature, as well as the manipulation of spin polarization—the properties essential for spintronics and quantum computing technology7. To enable oriented magneto-optical functionalities, the growth of magnetic units has to be achieved at targeted locations on a parent nanorod. However, this challenge is yet to be addressed in the case of materials with a large lattice mismatch. Here, we report the regioselective magnetization of nanorods independent of lattice mismatch via buffer intermediate catalytic layers that modify interfacial energetics and promote regioselective growth of otherwise incompatible materials. Using this strategy, we combine materials with distinct lattices, chemical compositions and magnetic properties, that is, a magnetic component (Fe3O4) and a series of semiconducting nanorods absorbing across the ultraviolet and visible spectrum at specific locations. The resulting heteronanorods exhibit optical activity as induced by the location-specific magnetic field. The regioselective magnetization strategy presented here enables a path to designing optically active nanomaterials for chirality and spintronics.
dc.publisherSpringer Nature Limited
dc.relation.ispartofjournalNature Nanotechnology
dc.subject.keywordsScience & Technology
dc.subject.keywordsNanoscience & Nanotechnology
dc.subject.keywordsMaterials Science, Multidisciplinary
dc.subject.keywordsScience & Technology - Other Topics
dc.titleRegioselective magnetization in semiconducting nanorods
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dcterms.bibliographicCitationZhuang, T-T; Li, Y; Gao, X; Wei, M; de Arquer, FPG; Todorovic, P; Tian, J; Li, G; Zhang, C; Li, X; Dong, L; Song, Y; Lu, Y; Tang, Z; et al., Regioselective magnetization in semiconducting nanorods, Nature Nanotechnology, 2020, 15 (3), pp. 192-197
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gro.griffith.authorTang, Zhiyong

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