The disclosed subject matter is directed to a method for producing nanoparticles, as well as the nanoparticles produced by this method. In one embodiment, the nanoparticles produced by the disclosed method have a high defect density.
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT
This invention was made with government support under Award No. DMR-0213574 awarded by the National Science Foundation and Grant No. DOE DE-FG02-05ER15730 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in the invention.