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Plasmon-driven chemical synthesis

Growing gold nanoprisms with light

An adsorbed polymer directs the photochemical growth of colloidal Au single-crystal nanoprisms following visible metal excitation.

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Figure 1: Plasmon-driven synthesis of Au nanoprisms.


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Brus, L. Growing gold nanoprisms with light. Nature Mater 15, 824–825 (2016).

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