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Gold nanorod synthesis catalysed by Au clusters

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Gold nanorods have been successfully synthesized by the seed mediated method using Au clusters. This synthesis does not require silver ions to obtain large amounts of Au nanorods and has good control over their aspect ratio. Au clusters are produced with the same recipe as for Au seeds, but using shorter reaction times. This very simple scheme confirms the important catalytic influence of clusters in the anisotropic growth control.

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The article was received on 15 Feb 2016, accepted on 08 Mar 2016 and first published on 08 Mar 2016

Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00015K
Faraday Discuss., 2016,191, 205-213

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    Gold nanorod synthesis catalysed by Au clusters

    Y. A. Attia, C. Vázquez-Vázquez, M. C. Blanco, D. Buceta and M. A. López-Quintela, Faraday Discuss., 2016, 191, 205
    DOI: 10.1039/C6FD00015K

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