Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2010, Article ID 154210, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2010/154210
Research Article

Femtosecond Laser-Induced Formation of Gold-Rich Nanoalloys from the Aqueous Mixture of Gold-Silver Ions

Institute of Multidisciplinary Research for Advanced Materials (IMRAM), Tohoku University, Katahira 2-1-1, Aoba-ku, Sendai 980-8577, Japan

Received 27 July 2010; Revised 25 September 2010; Accepted 5 October 2010

Academic Editor: Edward Andrew Payzant

Copyright © 2010 Yuliati Herbani et al. 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. J.-H. Liu, A.-Q. Wang, Y.-S. Chi, H.-P. Lin, and C.-Y. Mou, “Synergistic effect in an Au-Ag alloy nanocatalyst: CO oxidation,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 109, no. 1, pp. 40–43, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. C.-W. Yen, M.-L. Lin, A. Wang, S.-A. Chen, J.-M. Chen, and C.-Y. Mou, “CO oxidation catalyzed by Au-Ag bimetallic nanoparticles supported in mesoporous silica,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 113, no. 41, pp. 17831–17839, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. D.-H. Chen and C.-J. Chen, “Formation and characterization of Au-Ag bimetallic nanoparticles in water-in-oil microemulsions,” Journal of Materials Chemistry, vol. 12, no. 5, pp. 1557–1562, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. A. Pal, S. Shah, and S. Devi, “Preparation of silver, gold and silver-gold bimetallic nanoparticles in w/o microemulsion containing TritonX-100,” Colloids and Surfaces A, vol. 302, no. 1–3, pp. 483–487, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. A. Pal, S. Shah, and S. Devi, “Preparation of silver-gold alloy nanoparticles at higher concentration using sodium dodecyl sulfate,” Australian Journal of Chemistry, vol. 61, no. 1, pp. 66–71, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. M. Treguer, C. De Cointet, H. Remita et al., “Dose rate effects on radiolytic synthesis of gold-silver bimetallic clusters in solution,” Journal of Physical Chemistry B, vol. 102, no. 22, pp. 4310–4321, 1998. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. P. Raveendran, J. Fu, and S. L. Wallen, “A simple and "green" method for the synthesis of Au, Ag, and Au-Ag alloy nanoparticles,” Green Chemistry, vol. 8, no. 1, pp. 34–38, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. G. Compagnini, E. Messina, O. Puglisi, R. S. Cataliotti, and V. Nicolosi, “Spectroscopic evidence of a core-shell structure in the earlier formation stages of Au-Ag nanoparticles by pulsed laser ablation in water,” Chemical Physics Letters, vol. 457, no. 4-6, pp. 386–390, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. M. Sakamoto, M. Fujistuka, and T. Majima, “Light as a construction tool of metal nanoparticles: synthesis and mechanism,” Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology C, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 33–56, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. S. Besner, A. V. Kabashin, F. M. Winnik, and M. Meunier, “Synthesis of size-tunable polymer-protected gold nanoparticles by femtosecond laser-based ablation and seed growth,” Journal of Physical Chemistry C, vol. 113, no. 22, pp. 9526–9531, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. T. Li, H. G. Park, and S.-H. Choi, “γ-Irradiation-induced preparation of Ag and Au nanoparticles and their characterizations,” Materials Chemistry and Physics, vol. 105, no. 2-3, pp. 325–330, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. C.-H. Wang, C.-J. Liu, C.-L. Wang et al., “Intense X-ray induced formation of silver nanoparticles stabilized by biocompatible polymers,” Applied Physics A, vol. 97, no. 2, pp. 295–300, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. T. Nakamura, Y. Mochidzuki, and S. Sato, “Fabrication of gold nanoparticles in intense optical field by femtosecond laser irradiation of aqueous solution,” Journal of Materials Research, vol. 23, no. 4, pp. 968–974, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  14. T. Nakamura, K. Takasaki, A. Ito, and S. Sato, “Fabrication of platinum particles by intense, femtosecond laser pulse irradiation of aqueous solution,” Applied Surface Science, vol. 255, no. 24, pp. 9630–9633, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. T. Nakamura, H. Magara, Y. Herbani, and S. Sato, “Fabrication of silver nanoparticles by high-intensity of laser irradiation of aqueous solution,” in The proceeding of the 7th International Symposium on Atomic Level Characterization for New Materials and Devices (ALC '09), 10P10, Maui – Hawai, pp. 507–510, December 6–11, 2009.
  16. C. Zhao, S. Qu, J. Qiu, and C. Zhu, “Photoinduced formation of colloidal Au by a near-infrared femtosecond laser,” Journal of Materials Research, vol. 18, no. 7, pp. 1710–1714, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  17. C. Zhao, S. Qu, J. Qiu, C. Zhu, and K. Hirao, “Preparation of colloidal Au by a femtosecond laser,” Chemistry Letters, vol. 32, no. 7, pp. 602–603, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. H. Zeng, C. Zhao, J. Qiu, Y. Yang, and G. Chen, “Preparation and optical properties of silver nanoparticles induced by a femtosecond laser irradiation,” Journal of Crystal Growth, vol. 300, no. 2, pp. 519–522, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. H. M. Chen, R. S. Liu, L.-Y. Jang, J.-F. Lee, and S. F. Hu, “Characterization of core-shell type and alloy Ag/Au bimetallic clusters by using extended X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy,” Chemical Physics Letters, vol. 421, no. 1–3, pp. 118–123, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. W. Haiss, N. T. K. Thanh, J. Aveyard, and D. G. Fernig, “Determination of size and concentration of gold nanoparticles from UV-Vis spectra,” Analytical Chemistry, vol. 79, no. 11, pp. 4215–4221, 2007. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  21. D. N. Nikogosyan and D. A. Angels, “Formation of free radicals in water under high-power laser UV irradiation,” Chemical Physics, vol. 77, no. 1, pp. 208–210, 1980. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. S. L. Chin and S. Lagacé, “Generation of H2, O2, and H2O2 from water by the use of intense femtosecond laser pulses and the possibility of laser sterilization,” Applied Optics, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 907–911, 1996. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  23. L. Chin, Femtosecond Laser Filamentation, Springer, London, UK, 2009.
  24. J. P. Abid, A. W. Wark, P. F. Brevet, and H. H. Girault, “Preparation of silver nanoparticles in solution from a silver salt by laser irradiation,” Chemical Communications, no. 7, pp. 792–793, 2002. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus