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Two-step synthesis of high aspect ratio gold nanorods


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We describe a very simple, two-step synthetic method to prepare gold nanorods with extremely high aspect ratios (> 20) and average lengths of more than 1000 nm. The method is based on a seed-mediated growth in presence of the surfactant cetyltrimethylammonium bromide. The length and aspect ratios of the nanorods can be manipulated by varying the surfactant concentration.










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  • Department of Chemistry, Catholic University of Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200 D, B-3001, Leuven, Belgium
  • Department of Chemistry, Catholic University of Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200 D, B-3001, Leuven, Belgium
  • Department of Chemistry, Catholic University of Leuven, Celestijnenlaan 200 D, B-3001, Leuven, Belgium


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