Table 1

Statistic of the yield and average size of each product prepared by varying concentrations of PVP
Concentration of PVP (M) Nanowire Nanospheres
Yield (%) Diameter (nm)/length (μm) Diameter (nm)
PVPMW=29,000 0.143 15 100 ± 10/1 ± 0.5 100 ± 20
0.286 1 100 ± 10/0.6 ± 0.1 60 ± 10
0.572 1 100 ± 10/0.4 ± 0.1 50 ± 10
0.143 20 100 ± 10/1.5 ± 0.2 100 ± 50
PVPMW=40,000 0.286 5 100 ± 10/0.6 ± 0.1 100 ± 50
0.572 1 100 ± 10/0.6 ± 0.1 60 ± 10
0.143 90 200 ± 100/2 ± 0.5 200 ± 50
PVPMW=1,300,000 0.286 95 100 ± 20/4 ± 2 200 ± 50
0.572 95 100 ± 10/6 ± 1 200 ± 50

With MW of 29,000; 40,000; and 1,300,000.

Song et al.

Song et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:17   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-9-17

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