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Solvent-induced division of plasmonic clusters

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The dimensions of spherical plasmonic clusters strongly depend on the concentration of their building blocks. We show here that for binary clusters consisting of nanoparticle building blocks with different sizes and relative content, the overall size of the clusters remains constant. However, in the presence of a good solvent the clusters undergo fission to produce smaller units with homogenously distributed building blocks.

Graphical abstract: Solvent-induced division of plasmonic clusters

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The article was received on 13 Apr 2013, accepted on 20 Jun 2013 and first published on 24 Jun 2013

Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3SM51015H
Citation: Soft Matter, 2013,9, 9094-9098
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    Solvent-induced division of plasmonic clusters

    M. Grzelczak, A. Sánchez-Iglesias and L. M. Liz-Marzán, Soft Matter, 2013, 9, 9094
    DOI: 10.1039/C3SM51015H

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