Shape-Controlled Synthesis of Copper Nanocrystals in an Aqueous Solution with Glucose as a Reducing Agent and Hexadecylamine as a Capping Agent


  • This work was supported in part by the NSF (DMR, 0804088 and 1104614) and startup funds from Washington University in St. Louis. As a visiting student from Xiamen University, M.J. was also partially supported by the China Scholarship Council (CSC). Part of the research was performed at the Nano Research Facility (NRF), a member of the National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN), which is supported by the NSF under award no. ECS-0335765.


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In Form gebracht: Kupfer-Nanokristalle unterschiedlicher Form mit hauptsächlich {100}-Oberflächen wurde durch Reduktion von CuCl2 mit Glucose hergestellt. Die Synthesen wurden in wässriger Lösung bei 100 °C mit Hexadecylamin als stabilisierendem Reagens durchgeführt.