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North Carolina State University

TEM Image of How Ligands Affect Nanoparticle Size

Caption: This shows images from transmission electron microscopy of Au nanoparticles stabilized by: n-hexanethiolate (–SC6), cyclohexanethiolate (–SCy), and 1-adamantanethiolate (–SAd).

Credit: Dr. Joe Tracy, North Carolina State University

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