Mechanisms. Possible mechanism for the synthesis of Nihcf nanoparticles: (a) dissolution of all the ionic species, (b) formation reaction of nuclei of Nihcf, and (c, d) growth of nanoparticles due to the collisions between the droplets. To simplify, Cl- and Br- ions are not shown.
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