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Self-assembly of PEGylated gold nanoparticles with satellite structures as seeds

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Title: Self-assembly of PEGylated gold nanoparticles with satellite structures as seeds
Authors: Bachelet, M
Chen, R
Item Type: Journal Article
Abstract: We report a very simple method for the self-assembly of spherical gold nanoparticles (AuNPs), coated with poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG), through a slow evaporation process at room temperature. Clusters of particles forming satellite structures may act as seeds for the self-assembly in a crystallization-like process. Based on the transmission electron microscopy (TEM) images obtained a mechanism for the self-assembly was suggested.
Issue Date: 27-Jun-2016
Date of Acceptance: 26-Jun-2016
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10044/1/34555
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C6CC04170A
ISSN: 1364-548X
Publisher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Start Page: 9542
End Page: 9545
Journal / Book Title: Chemical Communications
Volume: 52
Issue: 61
Copyright Statement: This journal is © The Royal Society of Chemistry 2016
Keywords: Organic Chemistry
Chemical Sciences
Publication Status: Published
Appears in Collections:Chemical Engineering
Faculty of Engineering