One-dimensional colloidal gold and silver nanostructures

Catherine J. Murphy, Anand M. Gole, Simona E. Hunyadi, Christopher J. Orendorff

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One-dimensional (1-D) metallic nanoscale materials have long been of interest to many groups of scientists. Within the last 2 decades, great advances in the synthesis of metallic nanorods and nanowires have been made, with a variety of templating methods. More recently, bottom-up chemical syntheses of these materials have become increasingly reported in the literature. This Forum Article describes the synthesis, physical properties, and potential applications of 1-D metals, with an emphasis on silver and gold derived from studies in the authors' laboratories.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)7544-7554
Number of pages11
JournalInorganic Chemistry
Issue number19
StatePublished - Sep 18 2006
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry


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