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Metal nanoparticles and their assemblies

Rao, C. N. R. and Kulkarni, G. U. and Thomas, P. John and Edwards, Peter P. (2001) Metal nanoparticles and their assemblies. Chemical Society Reviews, 29 . pp. 27-35.

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Abstract

Metal nanoparticles of varying sizes can be prepared by physical as well as chemical methods. They exhibit many fascinating properties, the size-dependent metal to nonmetal transition being an important one. Metal nanoparticles capped by thiols can be organized into ordered one-, two- and three-dimensional structures and these structures have potential applications in nanodevices. In this context, organization of arrays of metal nanoparticles with a fixed number of atoms assumes significance.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Material Science > Functional and hybrid materials
Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools
Material Science > Nanochemistry
Divisions:Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
ID Code:4113
Deposited By:JNCASR
Deposited On:02 Feb 2009 15:32
Last Modified:02 Feb 2009 15:32

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