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Offline MangoPlant

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Gold nanoparticles in aqueous solution
« on: July 12, 2014, 06:37:29 PM »
If I were to place a drop of an aqueous solution of gold nanoparticles on a metal surface and wait for the water to evaporate, do you think the gold nanoparticles would clump up or would they remain solid nanoparticles on the metal surface?

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Re: Gold nanoparticles in aqueous solution
« Reply #1 on: July 14, 2014, 07:01:58 PM »
Depends on concentration for sure. If they were coated with PEG, they would probably keep their distance from each other.
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