Rapid synthesis of gold nanorods by the combination of chemical reduction and photoirradiation processes; morphological changes depending on the growing processes

Yasuro Niidome, Koji Nishioka, Hideya Kawasaki, Sunao Yamada

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Abstract

Combination of chemical reduction of tetrachloroaurate by ascorbic acid and subsequent ultraviolet photoirradiation resulted in the quick generation of gold nanorods quantitatively, with appreciable shape changes as the reaction proceeds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2376-2377
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Volume3
Issue number18
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2003

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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