Determining unknown concentrations of nanoparticles: The particle-impact electrochemistry of nickel and silver

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  • OXFORD UNIVERSITY

Abstract

The developing field of particle-impact electrochemistry is rapidly establishing itself as a powerful tool for the interpretation of a wide range of phenomena associated with nanoparticles. In this article we present results showing the characterisation of nickel nanoparticles and, for the first time, a mixture of nanoparticles: in this case nickel and silver. The former are shown not to aggregate in aqueous solution whereas the latter do. We report a novel method for the determination on unknown concentrations of nanoparticles in a sample and demonstrate its use for both aggregating and non-aggregating nanoparticles.

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6879-6884
Number of pages6
JournalRSC Advances
Volume2
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012