Rao, C. N. R. and Kulkarni, G. U. and Thomas, P. John and Agrawal, Ved Varun and P., Saravanan (2003) Films of Metal Nanocrystals Formed at Aqueous−Organic Interfaces. THE JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY B, 107 (30). pp. 7391-7395.
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Nanocrystalline films of Au, Ag, and Cu have been prepared at the toluene−water interface by the interaction of metal−triphenylphosphine complexes in the organic layer with partially hydrolyzed tetrakishydroxymethylphosphonium chloride in the aqueous layer. The nanocrystals have been characterized by a host of microscopic and spectroscopic techniques. The free-standing films could be transferred from the interface onto solid supports. Furthermore, films could be dissolved to yield either a hydrosol or an organosol with the help of appropriate surfactants.
|Subjects:||Material Science > Nanochemistry|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics|
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
|Deposited On:||28 Jan 2009 06:49|
|Last Modified:||28 Jan 2009 06:49|
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