Nanocubes and Nanoboxes

  title={Nanocubes and Nanoboxes},
  author={Catherine J. Murphy},
  pages={2139 - 2141}
  • C. Murphy
  • Published 13 December 2002
  • Materials Science
  • Science
Nanotechnology applications will require highly accurate, reproducible methods for making nanoparticles of specific size and shape. In her Perspective, Murphy highlights the report by Sun and Xia, who report a promising synthesis route that yields silver nanocubes and gold nanoboxes with well-defined crystallographic surfaces. The method allows the sizes of the structures to be tuned. 
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