Table 1

The experimental parameters and stabilities of different samples.

Sample no.

Solvent

HAuCl4 (mM)

Stabilizer/Au (mol/mol)

NaBH4/Au (mol/mol)

Stability


1

[Bmim][PF6]

2

[Bmim][PF6]

1

10

≤2 days

3 [19]

[Bmim][PF6]

1

5 (1-Methylimidazole)

10

2 weeks

4

[Bmim][PF6]

1

5 (CTABr)

10

More than 5 months

5

[Bmim][PF6]

2

5 (CTABr)

10

1 week

6

[Bmim][PF6]

3

3 (CTABr)

10

≤4 days

7

[Bmim][PF6]

4

3 (CTABr)

10

≤4 days


Wang et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:259   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-259

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