Synthesis and characterization of Janus gold nanoparticles

Hyewon Kim, Randy Carney, Javier Reguera, Quy K. Ong, Xiang Liu, Francesco Stellacci

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Abstract

When gold nanoparticles are coated with binary mixtures of dislike ligand molecules, separation in the ligand shell occurs; if the particles are smaller than a threshold size the separation is solely enthalpy driven leading to the spontaneous formation of Janus particles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3857-3863
Number of pages7
JournalAdvanced Materials
Volume24
Issue number28
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 24 2012
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • janus gold nanoparticles
  • ligand morphology
  • patchy particles
  • phase separation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering

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Kim, H., Carney, R., Reguera, J., Ong, Q. K., Liu, X., & Stellacci, F. (2012). Synthesis and characterization of Janus gold nanoparticles. Advanced Materials, 24(28), 3857-3863. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201200926

Synthesis and characterization of Janus gold nanoparticles. / Kim, Hyewon; Carney, Randy; Reguera, Javier; Ong, Quy K.; Liu, Xiang; Stellacci, Francesco.

In: Advanced Materials, Vol. 24, No. 28, 24.07.2012, p. 3857-3863.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Kim, H, Carney, R, Reguera, J, Ong, QK, Liu, X & Stellacci, F 2012, 'Synthesis and characterization of Janus gold nanoparticles', Advanced Materials, vol. 24, no. 28, pp. 3857-3863. https://doi.org/10.1002/adma.201200926
Kim, Hyewon ; Carney, Randy ; Reguera, Javier ; Ong, Quy K. ; Liu, Xiang ; Stellacci, Francesco. / Synthesis and characterization of Janus gold nanoparticles. In: Advanced Materials. 2012 ; Vol. 24, No. 28. pp. 3857-3863.
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