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Ionic-Liquid-Assisted Formation of Silver Nanowires

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  • Financial support from InsCon Tech, Co. Ltd is gratefully acknowledged.

Abstract

Down to the wire: A simple and effective method to synthesize silver nanowires through an ionic-liquid-assisted polyol process is developed (see scheme; scale bar=5 nm). The ionic liquids are tuned to provide the anisotropic growth of silver nanoparticles into nanowires.

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