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Intracellular fate of hydrophobic nanocrystal self-assemblies in tumor cells 
Nicolas-Boluda, Z. Yang, I. Dobryden, F. Carn N. Winckelmans, C. Péchoux,  P. Bonville, S. Bals, P. M. Claesson, F. Gazeau  and M.P.Pileni
Adv. Funct. Mater., 2020, 30 (22) , 1907210.
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Light interactions with supracrystals either deposited on a substrate or dispersive in water
M.P. Pileni
Inorganic Chemistry Frontier  2020,
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Discrete Supracrystalline Heterostructures from Integrative Assembly of Nanocrystals and Porous Organic Cages
Mingming Hua, Jinjie Hao,  Yanjun Gong,  Fenghua Zhang,  Jingjing Wei,  Zhijie Yang, and  Marie-Paule Pileni
ACS Nano 2020, 14, 5, 5517–5528
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Light–heat conversion dynamics in highly diversified water-dispersed hydrophobic nanocrystal assemblies,
A.Mazzanti, Z. Yang, M. G. Silva, N. Yang, G. Rizza, P.E. Coulon, C. Manzonif, A. M. de Paula, G. Cerullo, G. Della Valle and M.P. Pileni
Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2019, 116,  8161-8166
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Influence of Cracks on the Optical Properties of Silver Nanocrystals Supracrystal Films.
J.J.Wei, C.Deeb, J.L.Pelouard, M.PLPileni ACS Nano201913, pp 573–581
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Au supracrystals growth processes: Unexpected morphologies.
M. P. Pileni Bulletin of Chemical Society of Japan  2019, 92, 312-329.
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Au nanocrystal superlattices: nanocrystallinity, vicinal surfaces, and growth processes.
D.M. SmilgiesR. Li and M. P. Pileni Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 15371 – 153782
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Do Binary Supracrystals Enhance the Crystal Stability?
Z. Yang,T. Altantzis,S.Bals, G. Van Tendeloo, M. P. Pileni J.Phys. Chem.C., 2018, DOI. 10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b12373
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Impact of the metallic crystalline structure on the properties of nanocrystals and their mesoscopic assemblies.  
MPPileni. Acc. Chem. Res., 201750, 1946–1955
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3D superlattices of uniform metal nanocrystals differing by their sizes called binary supracrystals
J.Wei,  Z. Yang, and MP. Pileni, EPL, 2017,  119,  38005

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Mechanical properties of supracrystals 
M.P Pileni EPL, 2017, 119, 37002

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Coating agent-induced mechanical behavior of 3D self-assembled nanocrystals.  
A. Çolak, J. Wei, I. Arfaoui,  M.P. Pileni PCPC 2017, 19, 23887
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Water-Dispersed Hydrophobic Au Nanocrystal Assemblies with a Plasmon Fingerprint.
Yang, C.Deeb, J.L Pelouard, N. Felidj and M.P. Pileni ACS Nano, 201711, 7797−7806.
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Hydrophilic Gold Supracrystals Differing by the Nanoparticle Crystalline Structure
S. Mourdikoudis, A. Çolak, I. Arfaoui, and M.P Pileni J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121, 10670−10680
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N‑Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands for Au Nanocrystal Stabilization and Three-Dimensional Self-Assembly.
S. Roland, X. Ling, and M.P. Pileni, Langmuir, 2016, 32, 7683−7696
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Supracrystalline Colloidal Eggs: Epitaxial Growth and Freestanding Three-Dimensional Supracrystals in Nanoscaled Colloidosome.
Z.Yang, T. Altantzis, D. Zanaga, S. Bals, G. Van Tendeloo, M.P Pileni J.Amer. Chem.Soc, 2016, 138, 3493–3500
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Dispersion of Hydrophobic Co Supracrystal in Aqueous Solution.
N. Yang, Z. Yang, M. Held, P. Bonville, P.A. Albouy, R. Lévy, M.PPileni ACS Nano, 2016 , 10, 2277–2286
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Thermal Stability of CoAu13 Binary Nanoparticle Superlattices under the Electron Beam.
T. Altantzis, Z. Yang, S. Bals, G. Van Tendeloo, and M.P Pileni Chem Mat, 2016 ,28, 716-719
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Collective Surface Plasmon Resonances in Two-Dimensional Assemblies of Au and Ag Nanocrystals: Experiments and Discrete  Dipole Approximation Simulation.
J.Wei, P.Yang, H.Portales, P.A.Albouy and MPPileni J. Phys. Chem. C, 2016, 120, 13732−13738.
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Encapsulation of Zwitterionic Au nanocrystals into liposomes by Reverse Phase Evaporation Method: Influence of The Surface Charge.
L.Wang and M.P. Pileni Langmuir, 2016, 32, 12370−12377.
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Solvent-Mediated Crystallization of Nanocrystal 3D Assemblies of Silver Nanocrystals: Unexpected Superlattice Ripening.
J. Wei, N.Schaeffer and M.P.Pileni Chem. Mater., 2016, 28 , 293–302.
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Polymorphism in nanoparticle-based crystals depending upon their single or polycrystalline character.
N.Goubet, P. A. Albouy, A. Thompson and M. P. Pileni Crystengcomm , 2016, 18, 6166-6155.
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Nano Kirkendall Effect Related to Nanocrystallinity of Metal Nanocrystals: Influence of the Outward and Inward Atomic Diffusion on the Final Nanoparticle Structure
Z.Yang, N. Yang and M.P.Pileni J.Phys.Chem.C., 2015,119, 22249-22260
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M.P.Pileni EPL, 2015, 109 58001.
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Beyond Entropy: Magnetic Forces Induce Formation of Quasicrystalline Structure in Binary Nanocrystal Superlattices
Z.Yang, J. Wei, P. Bonville and M. P. Pileni J.Am.Chem.Soc, 2015, 137, 4487-449
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Ligand Exchange Governs the Crystal Structures in Binary Nanocrystal Superlattices.
J. Wei, N. Schaeffer and M. P Pileni J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2015,137, 14773-14784.
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Hierarchical mechanical behavior of cobalt supracrystals related to nanocrystallinity
M.Gauvin, N. Yang, Z. Yang, I.Arfaoui and M.P.Pileni Nanoresearch, 2015, 8, 3480-3487.
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Surface Plasmon Resonance Properties of Silver Nanocrystals Differing in Size and Coating Agent Ordered in 3D Supracrystals
J. Wei, N. Schaeffer, P.A. Albouy, and M.P.Pileni, Chem.Mat., 2015,27, 5614−5621.
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Superior Oxygen Stability of N-Heterocyclic Carbene-coated Au Nanocrystals – Comparison with Dodecanethiol
X.Ling; N. Schaeffer; S.Roland, M.P. Pileni Langmuir, 2015, 31, 12873-12882
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Engineering the magnetic dipolar interactions in three-dimensional binary supracrystals via mesoscale alloying.
Z.Yang, J. Wei, P. Bonville, M.P. Pileni Adv. Funct.Mater.,2015, 25, 4908.
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Synthesis and Self-assembly Behavior of Charged Au Nanocrystals in Aqueous Solution.    L.Wang, P.A. Albouy, M.P.Pileni Chem Mat.,2015, 27, 4431-4440
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Metal−Metal Binary Nanoparticle Superlattices: A Case Study of Mixing Co and Ag Nanoparticles. 
Z. Yang,, J. Wei and M.P. Pileni  Chem Mater.,2015, 27, 2152−2157.
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Morphology, nanocrystallinity and elastic properties of single domain ε-Co supracrystals.
M.Gauvin, N. Yang, E.Barthel, I.Arfaoui, J.Yang,  P.A. Albouy and M.P.Pileni, J.Phys. Chem. C, 2015,119, 7483−7490.
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Supracrystals of N‑Heterocyclic Carbene-Coated Au Nanocrystals.
X.Ling, S. Roland and M.P. Pileni Chem. Mater.,2015, 27, 414−423.
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Size and nanocrystallinity controlled gold nanocrystals: synthesis, electronic and mechanical properties.
N. Goubet,  I. Tempra,  J. Yang,  G. Soavi,  D. Polli,  G. Cerullo  and M. P. Pileni Nanoscale, 2015,7, 3237–3246.
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Control of the oxygen and cobalt atoms diffusion through Co nanoparticles differing by their crystalline structure and size.
Z. Yang, N. Yang,  J. Yang,  J. Bergström  and M.P. Pileni Adv.Funct.Mater.,2015, 25, 891-897.
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Computational Matching of Surface Plasmon Resonance: Interactions Between Silver Nanoparticles and Ligands.
J. Romann, J. Wei, M.P Pileni J.Phys.Chem.C, 2015, 119, 11094−11099.
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Spontaneous formation of high-index planes in Au single domain nanocrystal superlattices.
N. Goubet, J.Yang, P.A.Albouy and M.P.Pileni Nano. Lett.,2014, 14, 6632-6638
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Point-contact probe microscopy of nanoparticle supracrystals.
A. Sweetman. N. Goubet, I. Lekkas, M. P. Pileni, and Philis Moriarty J. Nanotechnology, 2014 , ID 6647414
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Ag Nanorystals: 1. Effet of Ligands on Plasmonic Properties.
J. Wei, N.Schaeffer and M.P. Pileni J.Phys. Chem.B., 2014, 118, 14070−14075 .
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Hierarchy in Au Nanocrystal Ordering in Supracrystal: III. Competition between Van der Waals and Dynamic Processes.
N. Schaeffer, Y.Wan, M.P. Pileni. Langmuir ,2014, 30, 7177 (2014)
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Crystal polymorphism: dependence of oxygen diffusion through 2D ordered Co nanocrystals.
Z .Yang, J.Yang, J.Bergström, K.Khazen, and M. P. Pileni Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2014,16, 9791-9796.
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How nanocrystallinity and order define the magnetic properties of ε-Co supracrystals.
J.Yang, K. Khazen, and M.P. Pileni, J Phys Condens Matter.,2014, 23-26 295303
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Mechanical properties of Au supracrystals tuned by flexible ligand interaction.
M. Gauvin, Y. Wan, I. Arfaoui and M.P. Pileni J.Phys.Chem.C.,2014, 118, 5005−5012 .
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Negative Supracrystals Inducing a FCC-BCC Transition in a Gold Nanocrystal Superlattice.
N. Goubet and M-P. Pileni Nano Res., 2014, 7, 171-179
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Hierarchy in Au Nanocrystal Ordering in Supracrystal: II. The Control of Inter Nanocrystal Distances.
Y.F.Wan, N.Goubet, P.A. Albouy and M.P.Pileni Langmuir,2013, 29, 13576-13581.
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Coherent Longitudinal Acoustic Phonons in Three-Dimensional Supracrystals of Cobalt Nanocrystals
I. Lisiecki, D. Polli, C. Yan, G. Soavi, E. Duval, G. Cerullo and M.P. Pileni
Nano Letters , 2013, 13, 4914-4919.
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Assessing the Relevance of Building Block Crystallinity for Tuning the Stiffness of Gold Nanocrystal Superlattices.
C.Yan, H. Portalès, N. Goubet, I. Arfaoui, S. Sirotkin, A. Mermet and M.P. Pileni Nanoscale, 2013, 5, 9523–9527.
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Why Do Silver and Gold N-Heterocyclic Carbene Precursors Behave Differently ? »
X.Ling, N. Schaeffer, S. Roland and M.P. Pileni Langmuir,2013, 29, 12647−12656.
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Unusual Effect of an Electron Beam on the Formation of Core/Shell Co/CoO) Nanoparticles Differing by Their Crystalline Structures.
Z .Yang, M ; Walls, I. Lisiecki, and M. P. Pileni. Chem. Mater., 2013, 25, 2372-2377
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Crack patterns in superlattices made of maghemite nanocrystals
A.T.Ngo, J.Richardi and M.P.Pileni,  Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2013, 15, 10666-10672.
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Supracrystals of Au-nanocrystals differing by their diameters: Influence of the Thickness and Nanocrystallinity on the Electronic Properties.
P.Yang, I.Arfaoui, T. Cren, N. Goubet, M.P. Pileni J.Phys.Cond.Mat, 2013, 25 335300-5.
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Impact of Nanocrystallinity Segregation on the Growth and Morphology of Nanocrystal Superlattices.
Y. Wan, H. Portalès, N. Goubet, A. Mermet, and M.P. Pileni Nanoresearch,2013, 6, 611–618.
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Soft Supracrystals of Au Nanocrystals with Tunable Mechanical Properties.
C.Yan, I.Arfaoui, N.Goubet and M.P.Pileni Adv.Funct.Mat., 2013, 23, 2315-2321.
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Hierarchy in Au nanocrystal ordering in Supracrystals: A potential approach to detect new physical properties.
Y.F. Wan, N. Goubet, P. A. Albouy and M. P. Pileni. Langmuir, 2013,, 29, 7456−7463.
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Modulating the Physical Properties of Isolated and Self-Assembled Nanocrystals by Change in Their Nanocrystallinity.
N. Goubet, C.Yan, D. Polli, H.Portalès, I.Arfaoui, G. Cerullo and M. P. Pileni Nano Lett., 2013,13, 504−508.
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Nanocrystallinity and the Ordering of Nanoparticles in 2D Superlattices: Controlled Formation of either Core/Shell (Co/CoO) or Hollow CoO Nanocrystals. 
Z.Yang, I.Lisiecki, M. Walls, M.P. Pileni ACS Nano. , 2013,  7, 1342–1350.
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Simultaneous Interfacial and Precipitated Supracrystals of Au Nanocrystals: Experiments and Simulations.
N.Goubet, J. Richardi, P.A. Albouy and M. P. Pileni. J.Phys.Chem.B., 2013, 117, 4510!4516.
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Supra and Nano crystallinity[1]: Specific properties related to crystal growth mechanisms and nanocrystallinity.
M.P.Pileni, Account Chem Res., 2012,45, 1965-1972.
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Self-organization of inorganic nanocrystals: Unexpected chemical and physical properties.
M.P.Pileni Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2012,  388 , 1–8.
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Ordering at Various Scales: Magnetic Nanocrystals.
I.Lisiecki and M. P. Pileni, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116, 3–14
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Crystallinity Segregation upon Selective Self- Assembling of Gold Colloidal Single Nanocrystals
H.Portales, N. Goubet, S.Sirotki, E. Duval, A. Mermet, P. Albouy, and M.P. Pileni
Nano Lett., 2012, 12, 5292−5298.
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Electronic Properties Probed by Scanning Tunneling Spectroscopy: From Isolated Gold Nanocrystal to Well-defined Supracrystals.
P. Yang, I. Arfaoui, T. Cren, N. Goubet and M.P Pileni, Phys.Rev. B., 2012, 86, 075409.
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A phase-solution annealing strategy to control the Co nanocrystal anisotropy : Structural and magnetic investigations.
Z.Yang, M.Cavalier, M. Walls, P. Bonville, I. Lisiecki, M.P Pileni J.Phys.Chem.C. , 2012, 116, 15723-15730.
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Unexpected electronic properties of micrometer-thick supracrystals of Au nanocrystals.
P.Yang, I. Arfaoui, T. Cren, N. Goubet and M.P. Pileni. Nano Lett., 2012, 12, 2051-2055.
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Simultaneous Growths of Gold Colloidal Crystals.
N. Goubet, H. Portalès, C. Yan, I.Arfaoui, P.A. Albouy, A. Mermet and M.P.Pileni J.Am..Chem.Soc, ., 2012, 134, 3714-3719.
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Analogy Between Atoms in a Nanocrystal and Nanocrystals in a Supracrystal: Is It Real or Just a Highly Probable Speculation ?
N. Goubet and M. P. Pileni. J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2011, 2, 1024–1031.
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Supra – and nanocrystallinities: a new scientific adventure
M.P.Pileni. J.Phys. Cond.Mat., 2011, 23, 503102.
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2D superlattices and 3D supracrystals of metal nanocrystals : a new scientific adventure.  M.P.Pileni J. Mater. Chem., 2011, 21, 16748 – 16758
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How Can the nanocrystallinity of 7 nm Spherical Co nanoparticles dispersed in solution be improved?
M. Cavalier, M. Wall, I. Lisiecki, and M.P. Pileni. Langmuir, 2011, 27, 5014–5020.
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How to control the crystalline structure of supracrystals of 5-nm Ag nanocrystals ? A.Courty, J. Richardi, P.A. Albouy and M.P. Pileni, Chem Mat., 2011, 23, 4186-4192.
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Low Sensitivity of Acoustic Breathing Mode Frequency in Co Nanocrystals upon Change in Nanocrystallinity.
D.Polli I. Lisiecki, H. Portalès, G. Cerullo and M.P. Pileni. ACS Nano., 2011, 5, 5785-5791.
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Which forces do control the supracrystal nucleation in organic media?
N.Goubet, J.Richardi, P.A. Albouy and M.P.Pileni. Adv.Funct.Mater., 2011,21, 2693-2704.
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How to Predict the Growth Mechanism of Supracrystals from Gold Nanocrystals ?
N.Goubet, J. Richardi, P.A. Albouy and M.P. Pileni. J.Phys.Chem.Lett., 2011, 2, 417-422.
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Dependence of the localized surface plasmon resonance of noble metal quasispherical nanoparticles on their crystallinity-related morphologies.
P.Yang, H.Portales and M.P.Pileni. J.Chem.Phys., 2011, 134, 024507-1/6.
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2D silver nanocrystal ordering modulated by various substrates and revealed using oxygen plasma treatment.
E.Klecha, I.Arfaoui, J.Richardi, D.Ingert and M.P.Pileni Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2011, 13, 2953–2962.
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How to produce 2D self-organizations of inorganic nanocrystals and and how do they affect the chemical and physical properties.
M.P.Pileni, Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 2010,  12, 11821 – 11835.
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Simulations of Cracks Supported by Experiments: The Influence of the Film Height and Isotropy on the Geometry of Crack Patterns.
J.Richardi, A.T. Ngo, M.P. Pileni. J.Phys.Chem.,C , 2010, 114, 17324–17332.
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Crystallinity Dependence of the Plasmon Resonant Raman Scattering by Anisotropic Gold Nanocrystals.
H. Portales, N. Goubet, l. Saviot; P.Yang, S. Sirotkin, E. Duval, A. Mermet, M.P. Pileni. ACS Nano, 2010, 4,  3490-3497.
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How the level of ordering of 2D nanocrystals superlattices is controlled by their deposition mode ?
E. Klecha, D. Ingert and M. P. Pileni,  J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2010, 1, 1616–1622.
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Ability to discern the splitting between longitudinal and transverse plasmon resonances in Au compared to Ag nanoparticles in close-packed planar arrays.
P.Yang, H. Portalès and M.P. Pileni Phys. Rev.B, 2010, 81, 205405.
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Do 8nm Co nanocrystals in long range ordered face-centered cubic (fcc) supracrystals show super-spin glass behavior ?
D.Parker, I. Lisiecki, M.P. Pileni J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2010, 1, 1139–1142.
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How to tune theAu inter-nanocrystal distance in 2D self-ordered superlattices ?C.Salzemann, W. Zhai, N , Goubet and M.P. Pileni J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 2010, 1, 149-154.
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Self-organization of inorganic nanocrystals in three dimentional supracrystals: Instinsic properties.
M.P.Pileni Surface Sciences,2009, 603, 1498-1505. In honor of G.Ertl.
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Long-range 2D and 3D self-organizations of Co nanocrystals: A new challenge for a new physics.
I. Lisiecki, M.P. Pileni C.R.Chimie, 2009,12, 235-246. In honor of Gennes.
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A way to control the gold nanocrystals size: Using seeds with different sizes and subjecting them to mild annealing.
Goubet, Y. Ding, M. Brust. Z.L. Wang and M.P.Pileni Pileni ACS Nano, 2009, 3, 3622-3628.
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Assemblies of aligned magnetotatic bacteria and extracted magnetosomes: What is the main factor responsible for the magnetic  anisotropy?
E.Alphandry, Y.Ding, A.T.Ngo, Z.LWang, F.F.Wu and M.P.Pileni. ACS Nano, 2009, 3, 1539-1547.
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Mesoscopic void structures in cobalt nanocrystal film.
C.Salzeman, J.Richardi, I.Lisiecki, J.J.Weis and M.P.Pileni 
Phys.. Lett., 2009,102, 144502-144506.
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Self organization of cofined dipolar particles in parallel field.
J.Richardi, M.P.Pileni and J.J.Weis. J.Chem.Phys., 2009, 130, 124515-124519.
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Identification of multipolar surfcae plasmon resonances in silver triangular nanoprisms with very high aspect ratio using the DDA method.
P.Yang, H.Portales and M.P.Pileni J.Phys.Chem. C., 2009, 113, 1157967- 11604.
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Optical response of ultrafine spherical silver particles arranged in hexagonal planar arrays studied by DDA method.
H.Portales, N.Pinna and M.P..Pileni J.Phys.Chem.A., 2009, 113, 4094-4099.
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Immunity of coated self-organized nanocrystals afainst strong oxidation: A new intrinsic property due to nanocrystal ordering.
E.Klecha, D.Ingert and M.P.Pileni Langmuir, 2009, 25, 2824-2830.
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Enhanced stability against oxidation due to 2D self organization of hcp Co nanocrystals: A New intrinsic property.
I.Lisiecki, S.Turner, S.Balls, M.P.Pileni and G.Van Tendeloo. Chem. Mat., 2009, 21, 2335-2338.
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Supracrystals of inorganic nanocrystals: An open challenge for new physical properties 
M.P.Pileni Acc. Chem. Res., 2008,  41, 1799-1809.
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Probing atomic ordering and multiple twinning in metal nanocrystals through their vibrations.
H. Portales, N. Goubet, L. Saviot, S. Adichtchev, D.B. Murray, A. Mermet, E. Duval and M.P. Pileni Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, 2008, 105, 14784-14789.
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Cracks in magnetic nanocrystal films: Do directional and isotropic crack patterns follow the same scaling law ?
A.T. Ngo, J. Richardi and M.P. Pileni Nano Lett., 2008, 8, 2485-2489.
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High resolution patterned transfer using needle-shaped ferrite nanocrystals
D.Ingert and M.P.Pileni, J.Phys.Chem.C., 2008,112, 19329-19335.
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Do directional primary and secondary cracks patterns in thin films of maghemite nanocrystals follow a universal feature ?
A.T.Ngo, J.Richardi and M.P.Pileni J.Phys.Chem.B., 2008, 112, 14409-14414.
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Tuning of solid phase in supracrystals made of silver nanocrystals.
A.I. Henry, A. Courty, M.P. Pileni, P.A. Albouy and J. Israelachvili Nano Lett. 8, 2008, 2000-2005
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Vibration Dynamics of Supra-Crystals of cobalt nanocrystals studied with femtosecond laser pulses.
I.Lisiecki, V. Halté, C. Petit, M-P Pileni and J-Y Bigot Adv. Mat., 2008, 20, 1-4.
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Quantitative absorption spectroscopy of a single gold nanorod.
O.L. Muskens, G. Bachelier, N. Del Fatti, F. Vallée, A. Brioude, X.C. Jiang and M.P. Pileni, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2008, 112, 8917-8921.
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Self-organization of magnetic nanoparticles: a Monte Carlo study.
J. Richardi, M.P. Pileni and J.J. Weis, Phys. Rev. E , 2008, 77, 061510-1-9.
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Difference between the magnetic properties of the magnetotactic bacteria and those of the extracted magnetosomes: Influence of the distance between the chains of magnetosomes.
E. Alphandery, A.T. Ngo, C. Lefevre, I. Lisiecki, L.F. Wu and M.P. Pileni  J. Phys. Chem. C., 2008, 112, 12304-12309.
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Motif Transfer: Down to 3 nm in Resolution Using Individual Nanocrystals.
D. Ingert and M-P Pileni Adv. Mat., 2008, 20, 4334-4342.
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How do self-ordered silver nanocrystals influence their growth into triangular single crystals ?
A.I. Henry, A. Courty, N. Goubet and M.P. Pileni J. Phys. Chem. C , 2008, 112, 48-52.
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2D self-organization of core/shell COhcp/Co nanocrystals.
I. Lisiecki, M. Walls, D. Parker and M.P. Pileni, Langmuir, 2008, 24, 4295-4299.
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Use of reverse micelles to make either spherical or worm-like palladium nanocrystals: Influence of stabilizing agent on nanocrystal shape.
K. Naoe, C. Petit and M.P. Pileni Langmuir, 2008, 24, 2792-2798.
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Self-assembly of inorganic nanocrystals: Fabrication and collective intrinsic properties.
M.P. Pileni Acc. of Chem. Res., 2007, 40, 685-693.
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Control of the size and shape of inorganic nanocrystals at various scales from nano to macrodomains.
M.P. Pileni J. Phys. Chem. C 111, 2007, 9019-9038.

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Crystal growth from cluster to bulk materials via nanomaterials.
N. Goubet and M.P. Pileni Zeitschrift Fur Kristallographie, 2007, 222, 663-667.
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From wormlike to spherical palladium nanocrystals: Digestive ripening.
K. Naoe, C. Petit and M.P. Pileni J. Phys. Chem. C, 2007, 111, 16249-16254.
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Large triangular single crystals formed by mild annealing of self-organized silver nanocrystals.
A.Courty, A.I. Henry, N. Goubet and M.P. Pileni Nature Materials , 2007, 6, 900-907.
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Emergence of new collective properties of cobalt nanocrystals ordered in fcc supracrystals: II, Magnetic investigation.
D. Parker, I. Lisiecki, C. Salzemann, P.A. Albouy and M.P. Pileni J. Phys. Chem. C, 2007, 111, 12632-12638.
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Emergence of new collective properties of cobalt nanocrystals ordered in fcc supracrystals: I, structural investigation.
I. Lisiecki, C. Salzemann, D. Parker, P.A. Albouy and M.P. Pileni J.Phys. Chem. C, 2007, 111, 12625-12631.
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Face-centered cubic supra-crystals and disordered three-dimensional assemblies of 7.5 nm cobalt nanocrystals: Influence of the mesoscopic ordering on the magnetic properties.
I. Lisiecki, D. Parker, C. Salzemann and M.P. Pileni Chem.Mat., 2007, 19, 4030-4036.
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Ferromagnetic cobalt nanocrystals achieved by soft annealing approach – From individual behavior to mesoscopic organized properties. C. Petit, Z.L. Wang, and M.P. Pileni  J. Mag. Mag. Mat., 2007, 312, 390-399.
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Gold nanorods: Influence of various parameters as seeds, solvent, surfactant on shape control.
M.P. Pileni and X.C. Jiang
Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 2007, 295, 228-232.
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Self-organization of inorganic nanocrystals.
M.P. Pileni J. Phys.: Condens. Matter,2006, 18, S67–S84.
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Ellipsometric identification of collective optical properties of silver nanocrystal arrays.
H. Wormeester, A.I. Henry, E.S. Kooij, B. Poelsema and M.P. Pileni
J. Chem. Phys.,2006, 124, 204713 1-9
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Tuning of copper nanocrystals optical properties with their shapes. 

Salzemann C., A. Brioude and M.P. Pileni J. Phys. Chem. B,2006, 110, 7208-7212.
J. Phys. Chem. B, 2006, 110, 7208-7212.

Gold nanorods: Limitation in their syntheses and optical properties. 

X.C.Jian, A.Brioude and M.P.Pileni 
Colloids and surface A: Physicochemical and Engineering aspect, 2006, 277, 201-206. 

Size Control and Growth Process of Alkylamine–Stabilized Platinum Nanocrystals A comparison between the Phase transfer andReverse Micelles methods. 

K. Wikander, C. Petit, K. Holmberg and M.P. Pileni
Langmuir,2006,22, 4863-4868. 

Size dependent electronic energy relaxation and enhanced fluorescence of copper nanoparticles.Q. Darugar, W. Qian, M.A. El Sayed, M.P. Pileni
J. Phys. Chem. B,2006, 110, 143-149.

Reverse micelles used as templates: a new understanding in the nanocrystals growth of silver and copper nanocrystals by using hydrazine as reducing agent. 

J. Exp. Nanosciences,2006,  1, 13-27.


Intrinsic behavior of FCC supra crystals of nanocrystals self organized on mesoscopic scale.
M.P. Pileni Chaos,2005,15, 47504-47510.
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Silver nanodisks: Optical properties study using the DDA method.
A. Brioude and M.P. Pileni J. Phys. Chem. B, 2005,109, 23371-23377.

Mesoscopic Solid Structures of 11-nm maghemite, Fe2O3, Nanocrystals: Experiment and Theory.
A.T. Ngo, J. Richardi and M.P. Pileni Langmuir,2005,21, 10234-10239.

Coherence effects scattering from self-organized Ag-nanocrystals in « supra » crystals: Theory.
AE. Duval, A. Mermet, A. Courty, P.A. Albouy and M.P. Pileni Phys. Rev. B,2005,  72, 85439-85443

Intrinsic vibrational coherence in face centered cubic supracrystals: Raman scattering measurements. AE. Duval, A. Mermet, A. Courty, P.A. Albouy and M.P. Pileni J. Phys. Chem. B,2005,109, 21159-21166

Light Emission Spectroscopy of Self-Assembled Arrays of Silver Nano-Crystals with the STM.
N. Nilius, H.-M. Benia, C. Salzemann, G. Rupprechter, H.-J. Freund, A. Brioude, M.-P. Pileni Chem. Phys. Lett., 2005413, 10-15

Optical Properties of gold nanorods: DDA simulations supported by experiments.
 A. Brioude, M.-P. Pileni Chem. Phys. Lett., 2005413, 10-15

Characterization and growth process of copper nanodisks.
 CSalzemann, J. Urban, I. Lisiecki and M.P. Pileni Adv. Funct. Mat. ,2005, 15, 1277-1284.

Mesoscopic structures of Maghemite Nanocrystals: Fabrication, Magnetic Properties and Uses.
M.P. Pileni and A.T. Ngo Chem. Phys. Chem.,2005, 6, 1.

Seven Nanometer HCP Cobalt Nanocrystals for High Temperature Magnetic Applications Through a Novel Annealing Process.
C. Petit, Z.L. Wang and M.P. Pileni J. Phys. Chem. B,2005,109, 15309-15316.

Size distribution of cobalt nanocrystals: A key parameter in formation of columns and labyrinths in mesoscopic structure.
V. Germain and M.P. Pileni Adv. Materials, 2005, 17, 1424-1429.

Mesostructures of Cobalt Nanocrystals: Experiment and Theory.
V. Germain, J. Richardi, D. Ingert and M.P. Pileni J. Phys. Chem. B,2005,109, 5541-5547.

Silver Nanodisks: size selection via centrifugation process and optical properties.
V. Germain, A. Brioude, D. Ingert and M.P. Pileni J. Chem. Phys.,2005,122, 124707-124714.

Influence of short-range interactions on mesoscopic organization of magnetic nanocrystals.
Y. Lalatonne, J. Richardi, L. Motte and M.P. Pileni Phys. Rev. E,2005,71, 11404(1-10.

Self-organized Ag-nanocrystals in fcc « supra » crystals: Vibrational Coherence.
Y. Courty, A. Mermet, P.A. Albouy, E. Duval and M.P. Pileni Nature materials,2005,4, 395-398