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Title: Insight into nanoparticle charging mechanism in nonpolar solvents to control the formation of Pt nanoparticle monolayers by electrophoretic deposition

We report on the formation of Pt nanoparticle monolayers by electrophoretic deposition from nonpolar solvents. First, the growth kinetics of Pt nanoparticles prepared by the reverse micelle technique are described in detail. Second, a model of nanoparticle charging in nonpolar media is discussed and methods to control the nanoparticle charging are proposed. Lastly, essential parameters of the electrophoretic deposition process to control the deposition of nanoparticle monolayers are discussed and mechanisms of their formation are analyzed.
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  1. Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague (Czech Republic)
  2. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
  3. Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States); Brown Univ., Providence, RI (United States)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 1944-8244; R&D Project: 16093; 16093
Grant/Contract Number:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 8; Journal Issue: 30; Journal ID: ISSN 1944-8244
American Chemical Society
Research Org:
Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), Upton, NY (United States). Center for Functional Nanomaterials
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Basic Energy Sciences (BES) (SC-22)
Country of Publication:
United States
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY EPD; nanoparticle; thin film; Center for Functional Nanomaterials