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

Atsushi Sugie, Takashi Somete, Kiyoshi Kanie, Atsushi Muramatsu, Atsunori Mori

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Abstract

The reaction of HAuCl4·4H2O and n-C 12H25SH with 1 equiv. of Et3SiH in an organic solvent affords spherical gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) with narrow dispersity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3882-3884
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number33
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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