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|Type:||Artigo de periódico|
|Title:||PREPARATION OF SILVER AND GOLD NANOPARTICLES: A SIMPLE METHOD TO INTRODUCE NANOTECHNOLOGY INTO TEACHING LABORATORIES.|
|Abstract:||PREPARATION OF SILVER AND GOLD NANOPARTICLES: A SIMPLE METHOD TO INTRODUCE NANOTECHNOLOGY INTO TEACHING LABORATORIES. A new practical experiment involving silver and gold nanoparticle syntheses was introduced in an inorganic chemistry laboratory course for undergraduate students at the Institute of Chemistry, UNICAMP. The nanoparticles were synthesized by the reduction of silver nitrate and tetrachloroauric acid with sodium borohydride and sodium citrate in an aqueous medium. Stabilities of the suspensions were tested using several different reactants including sodium chloride, polyvinylpyrrolidone, polyvinyl alcohol and cistamine. Changes in optical properties were observed by electronic spectra and also by transmission electronic microscopy, which also yielded data for estimating particle size.|
gold and silver nanoparticles
|Editor:||Soc Brasileira Quimica|
|Appears in Collections:||Unicamp - Artigos e Outros Documentos|
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