PVP encapsulated Au nanoparticles


Polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP):

The PVP here serves as a stabilizing group for nanoparticles. To minimize the surface tension, the polymer will attach to the gold core and gradually encapsulate around the surface of it. Finally, a polymer shell will be formed, which physically confines the size and motif of the gold particles.

This creates a wide variety of nanoparticle shapes and sizes.

Rational and Combinatorial Design of Peptide Capping Ligands for Gold Nanoparticles

Raphaël Lévy, Nguyen T. K. Thanh, R. Christopher Doty, Irshad Hussain, Richard J. Nichols, David J. Schiffrin, Mathias Brust, and David G. Fernig
Journal of the American Chemical Society 2004 126 (32), 10076-10084

Back to home

How useful was this page?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating / 5. Vote count:

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this page.

As you found this page useful...

Follow us on social media!

We are sorry that this page was not useful for you!

Let us improve this page!

Tell us how we can improve this page (in your own language if you prefer)? If you would like a response, please include your email address e.g. [email protected]

Provided by the