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Gold Nanoparticle Synthesis

Gold Nanoparticle Synthesis

Article DOI: 10.3791/62176-v 13:42 min July 10th, 2021
July 10th, 2021



A protocol for synthesizing ~12 nm diameter gold nanoparticles (Au nanoparticles) in an organic solvent is presented. The gold nanoparticles are capped with oleylamine ligands to prevent agglomeration. The gold nanoparticles are soluble in organic solvents such as toluene.



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