A new shape of gold nanocrystals: singly twinned squashed dodecahedron

Wang, Dawei, Liu, Yang, and You, Tianyan (2010) A new shape of gold nanocrystals: singly twinned squashed dodecahedron. CrystEngComm, 12. pp. 4028-4030.

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We demonstrate here for the first time the synthesis of squashed dodecahedron gold nanocrystals (SDGn). The SDGn is a singly twinned nanocrystal bound by {110} planes and separated by one {111} twinning plane. An atom structural model and the formation mechanism of SDGn are also proposed.

Item ID: 54514
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1466-8033
Funders: National Natural Science Foundation of China (NNSFC), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)
Projects and Grants: NNSFC 20605020, NNSFC 20875085, CAS KJCX2-YW-H11
Date Deposited: 09 Aug 2018 02:24
FoR Codes: 03 CHEMICAL SCIENCES > 0306 Physical Chemistry (incl Structural) > 030603 Colloid and Surface Chemistry @ 100%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970103 Expanding Knowledge in the Chemical Sciences @ 100%
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