Click the image for detailed comparisons of the ideal polyhedra with calculated gold structures.
The 12 morphologies of nanogold were calculated by considering both kinetic and thermodynamic influences. The above are all ideal structures. (A. S. Barnard, Accounts of Chemical Research, 2012, 45, 1688-1697.) The real structures can be made by polymer encapsulation.
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