Table 1

The mean sizes of the AgNPs in the double-layer Ag films prepared in 5/2.5 mM AgNO3/BuNH2 solution at different reaction times of 1.5-40 h

Reaction time (h)

Size of AgNPs (nm)


1st-layer

2nd-layer


1.5

20 ± 5

/

2

35 ± 10

/

5

40 ± 8

60 ± 15

18

35 ± 12

80 ± 20

25

45 ± 10

150 ± 30

40

50 ± 10

180 ± 30


The mean sizes were obtained by averaging the diameters of 15-50 particles in each layer

Hao et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:263   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-263

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