Table 1

Major shape distribution of AuNPs at different experimental conditions

Concentration of gold salt (mM)/detergent (wt.%)

Temperature (°C)

Shape distribution (%)

Triangular

Spherical

Pentagonal

Hexagonal


0.4/1

25

44.8

42.0

6.4

5.5

0.4/10

25

1.3

97.4

0.7

0.7

0.4/25

25

0.6

95.3

1.4

2.7

1/1

25

18.1

14.3

46.6

19.6

0.4/1

4

76.8

7.1

5.4

10.7

0.4/1

45

25.8

57.9

14.7

1.6

0.4/1

65

6.1

69.3

6.8

2.7


Premkumar et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2011 6:547   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-547

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