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Contact: Matt Shipman
North Carolina State University

Ligand Bulk and Nanoparticle Size

Caption: This image shows that the bulkier the ligand, the fewer ligands can sit side-by-side -- leading to a smaller nanoparticle.

Credit: Dr. Joe Tracy, North Carolina State University

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