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Triethylsilane as a mild and efficient reducing agent for the preparation of alkanethiol-capped gold nanoparticles

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Abstract

The reaction of HAuCl4·4H2O and n-C12H25SH with 1 equiv. of Et3SiH in an organic solvent affords spherical gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) with narrow dispersity.

Graphical abstract: Triethylsilane as a mild and efficient reducing agent for the preparation of alkanethiol-capped gold nanoparticles

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The article was received on 14 Apr 2008, accepted on 14 May 2008 and first published on 26 Jun 2008


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B806251J
Chem. Commun., 2008, 3882-3884

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    Triethylsilane as a mild and efficient reducing agent for the preparation of alkanethiol-capped gold nanoparticles

    A. Sugie, T. Somete, K. Kanie, A. Muramatsu and A. Mori, Chem. Commun., 2008, 3882
    DOI: 10.1039/B806251J

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