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Element 1: Platinum
Structure: Colloids
Origin: Chemical Synthesis
PPMD: 11  nm
Added to NIL: 7/19/2005 7:06:00 PM
Contributor: Mostafa   A.   El-Sayed  ,   Georgia Institute of Technology 

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Research Abstract:
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology recently succeeded in creating specific shapes and sizes of colloidal platinum nanoparticles, a development that could lead to advances in the field of catalysis. 

Related Publications:
"Coherent Vibrational Oscillation in Gold Prismatic Monolayer Periodic Nanoparticle Arrays", Wenyu Huang; Wei Qian; Mostafa A. El-Sayed, Nano Lett, (2004), 4, (9), 1741-1747. "Shape-Dependent Catalytic Activity of Platinum Nanoparticles in Colloidal Solution", Narayanan, R.; El-Sayed, M. A., Nano Lett., (2004), 4, #7, 1343-1348. "Small is Different: Shape-, Size-, and Composition-Dependent Properties of Some Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals," Mostafa A. El-Sayed, Accounts of Chemical Research, more info
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