Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Research Letters in Materials Science
Volume 2008, Article ID 619032, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/619032
Research Letter

Synthesis of Ag or Pt Nanoparticles by Hydrolysis of Either Ag2Na or PtNa

Department of Mechanical, Automotive and Materials Engineering, University of Windsor, Windsor, ON, Canada N9B 3P4

Received 13 February 2008; Accepted 19 March 2008

Academic Editor: Yadong Yin

Copyright © 2008 Huabin Wang and Derek O. Northwood. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. R. D. Cortright and J. A. Dumesic, “Microcalorimetric, spectroscopic, and kinetic studies of silica supported Pt and Pt/Sn catalysts for isobutane dehydrogenation,” Journal of Catalysis, vol. 148, no. 2, pp. 771–778, 1994. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  2. J. Zeng, F. Su, J. Y. Lee, W. Zhou, and X. S. Zhao, “Methanol oxidation activities of Pt nanoparticles supported on microporous carbon with and without a graphitic shell,” Carbon, vol. 44, no. 9, pp. 1713–1717, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  3. D.-G. Li, S.-H. Chen, S.-Y. Zhao, X.-M. Hou, H.-Y. Ma, and X.-G. Yang, “Simple method for preparation of cubic Ag nanoparticles and their self-assembled films,” Thin Solid Films, vol. 460, no. 1-2, pp. 78–82, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  4. M. Yashima, L. K. L. Falk, A. E. C. Palmqvist, and K. Holmberg, “Structure and catalytic properties of nanosized alumina supported platinum and palladium particles synthesized by reaction in microemulsion,” Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, vol. 268, no. 2, pp. 348–356, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  5. J.-Y. Chang, J.-J. Chang, B. Lo, S.-H. Tzing, and Y.-C. Ling, “Silver nanoparticles spontaneous organize into nanowires and nanobanners in supercritical water,” Chemical Physics Letters, vol. 379, no. 3-4, pp. 261–267, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  6. H. Wang and D. O. Northwood, “Synthesis of Ni nanoparticles by hydrolysis of Mg2Ni,” Journal of Materials Science, vol. 43, no. 3, pp. 1050–1056, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  7. H. Wang, Y. Lou, and D. O. Northwood, “Synthesis of Ag nanoparticles by hydrolysis of Mg-Ag intermetallic compounds,” Journal of Materials Processing Technology. In press. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  8. H. Wang and D. O. Northwood, “A novel method of preparing metal nanoparticles: principles, thermodynamics and characterization,” Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. In press.
  9. H. Wang and D. O. Northwood, “Hydrolysis behaviour of magnides and aluminides and its application to the synthesis of nanoparticles,” Intermetallics, vol. 16, no. 3, pp. 479–484, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  10. T. B. Massalski, Binary Alloy Phase Diagrams, vol. 1, American Society for Metals, Metals Park, Ohio, USA, 1986.
  11. O. Loebich Jr. and Ch. J. Raub, “Reactions between some alkali and platinum group metals,” Platinum Metals Review, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 113–120, 1981. View at Google Scholar
  12. T. Jacob and W. A. Goddard III, “Water formation on Pt and Pt-based alloys: a theoretical description of a catalytic reaction,” ChemPhysChem, vol. 7, no. 5, pp. 992–1005, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar