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Title: Colloidal nanoparticle size control: experimental and kinetic modeling investigation of the ligand–metal binding role in controlling the nucleation and growth kinetics

Abstract

In situSAXS and ligand-based kinetic model are used for predictive synthesis of ligand-protected Pd nanoparticles in different solvents.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [3]; ORCiD logo [4];  [5]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; Blacksburg; USA
  2. Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies; Los Alamos National Laboratory; Los Alamos; USA
  3. Advanced Photon Source; Argonne National Laboratory; Argonne; USA
  4. X-ray Science Division; Argonne National Laboratory; Argonne; USA
  5. Environmental Molecular Science Laboratory; Pacific Northwest National Laboratory; Richland; USA
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), Richland, WA (US), Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory (EMSL)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1398200
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-126850
Journal ID: ISSN 2040-3364; NANOHL; 49326; KP1704020
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
Nanoscale
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 9; Journal Issue: 36; Journal ID: ISSN 2040-3364
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory

Citation Formats

Mozaffari, Saeed, Li, Wenhui, Thompson, Coogan, Ivanov, Sergei, Seifert, Soenke, Lee, Byeongdu, Kovarik, Libor, and Karim, Ayman M. Colloidal nanoparticle size control: experimental and kinetic modeling investigation of the ligand–metal binding role in controlling the nucleation and growth kinetics. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1039/c7nr04101b.
Mozaffari, Saeed, Li, Wenhui, Thompson, Coogan, Ivanov, Sergei, Seifert, Soenke, Lee, Byeongdu, Kovarik, Libor, & Karim, Ayman M. Colloidal nanoparticle size control: experimental and kinetic modeling investigation of the ligand–metal binding role in controlling the nucleation and growth kinetics. United States. doi:10.1039/c7nr04101b.
Mozaffari, Saeed, Li, Wenhui, Thompson, Coogan, Ivanov, Sergei, Seifert, Soenke, Lee, Byeongdu, Kovarik, Libor, and Karim, Ayman M. Sun . "Colloidal nanoparticle size control: experimental and kinetic modeling investigation of the ligand–metal binding role in controlling the nucleation and growth kinetics". United States. doi:10.1039/c7nr04101b.
@article{osti_1398200,
title = {Colloidal nanoparticle size control: experimental and kinetic modeling investigation of the ligand–metal binding role in controlling the nucleation and growth kinetics},
author = {Mozaffari, Saeed and Li, Wenhui and Thompson, Coogan and Ivanov, Sergei and Seifert, Soenke and Lee, Byeongdu and Kovarik, Libor and Karim, Ayman M.},
abstractNote = {In situSAXS and ligand-based kinetic model are used for predictive synthesis of ligand-protected Pd nanoparticles in different solvents.},
doi = {10.1039/c7nr04101b},
journal = {Nanoscale},
issn = {2040-3364},
number = 36,
volume = 9,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {1}
}

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