Angewandte Chemie International Edition

Cover image for Vol. 55 Issue 19

Editor: Peter Gölitz, Deputy Editors: Neville Compton, Haymo Ross

Online ISSN: 1521-3773

Associated Title(s): Angewandte Chemie, Chemistry - A European Journal, Chemistry – An Asian Journal, ChemistryOpen, ChemPlusChem, Zeitschrift für Chemie

51_10b/2012Back Cover: Controlling the Nucleation and Growth of Silver on Palladium Nanocubes by Manipulating the Reaction Kinetics (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 10/2012)

Feeding your face In their Communication on page 2354 ff., Y. Xia and co-workers show that it is possible to shape-selectively grow bimetallic palladium–silver nanocrystals. By limiting the supply of silver atoms (red) nucleation and growth occurs on only one, or a few, of the six equivalent faces of a cubic palladium seed, as represented by the presence of hungry and feeding frogs.

Read Full Text  | Table of Contents