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Researchers Develop Unique Method for Creating Uniform Nanoparticles


May 6, 2013

a single icosahedral Pt particle University of Illinois researchers have developed a unique approach for the synthesis of highly uniform icosahedral nanoparticles made of platinum. Results showed that the key factors for the shape control include fast nucleation, kinetically controlled growth and protection from oxidation by air. Full Story

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University of Illinois College of Engineering

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