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Synthesis of multimetallic nanoparticles using a solution-based pulsed laser deposition approach
Author(s): A. T. Sellinger; T. Aburada; J. M. Fitz-Gerald
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Paper Abstract

Multicomponent noble metal nanoparticles were synthesized using a novel laser-assisted dry processing approach. Combining attributes from conventional pulsed laser deposition and matrix-assisted pulsed laser evaporation, nanoparticles of Au-Ag and Au-Ag-Pd were deposited on Si substrates and electron microscopy grids from metal precursors. The mean diameter of Au-Ag particles was approximately 2.8 nm, while that of Au-Ag-Pd particles was approximately 2.2 nm. Significant compositional non-uniformity was observed in deposited particles and is attributed to the inhomogeneity of the target solutions and the decomposition behavior of the selected material systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 May 2008
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 7005, High-Power Laser Ablation VII, 700516 (14 May 2008); doi: 10.1117/12.784566
Show Author Affiliations
A. T. Sellinger, Univ. of Virginia (United States)
T. Aburada, Univ. of Virginia (United States)
J. M. Fitz-Gerald, Univ. of Virginia (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7005:
High-Power Laser Ablation VII
Claude R. Phipps, Editor(s)

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