One-step synthesis of hydrophobized gold nanoparticles of controllable size by the reduction of aqueous chloroaurate ions by hexadecylaniline at the liquid-liquid interface

P. R. Selvakannan, Saikat Mandal, Renu Pasricha, S. D. Adyanthaya, Murali Sastry

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Vigorous stirring of a biphasic mixture containing hexadecylaniline in chloroform and aqueous chloroauric acid results in the formation of gold nanoparticles of controllable size in the organic phase.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1334-1335
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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