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Rapid Synthesis of Cubic Pt Nanoparticles and Their Use for the Preparation of Pt Nanoagglomerates

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We report the synthesis of hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB)-stabilized cubic Pt nanoparticles by NaBH4 reduction of H2PtCl6 in aqueous CTAB solution. These Pt nanoparticles (average size of 7 nm) were well dispersed in aqueous solution and stable at least for 2 months. Addition of a trace amount of AgNO3 can alter the morphology of these Pt nanoparticles. More interestingly, the as-prepared uniform Pt nanoparticles were further developed into bigger Pt nanoagglomerates (∼20 to 47 nm) by a seed-mediate growth process. Dentritic and spherical Pt nanoagglomerates can be synthesized by altering the incubation time and their size can be tuned by controlling the amount of the seeds added.
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Keywords: HEXADECYLTRIMETHYLAMMONIUM BROMIDE (CTAB); PT NANOAGGLOMERATES; PT NANOPARTICLES

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 01 July 2006

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