Hollow gold and platinum nanoparticles by a transmetallation reaction in an organic solution

P. R. Selvakannan, Murali Sastry

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Transmetallation reaction between hydrophobized silver nanoparticles with hydrophobized chloroaurate and chloroplatinate ions in chloroform results in the formation of hollow gold and platinum shell nanoparticles respectively.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1684-1686
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 7 Apr 2005
Externally publishedYes

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