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Long range alignment of silica nanowires has been accomplished by extrusion of a novel surfactant mesophase prior to silica synthesis.
Liu, Limin, Grace Tan, Vivek Agarwal, Arijit Bose, Jibao He, Gary L. McPherson and Vijay T. John. "A Simple Extrusion Method for the Synthesis of Aligned Silica Nanowires Using the Template of a Rigid Surface Mesophase." Chemical Communications. (36):4517-4519. 2005.