Table 3: Particle size diameter of synthesized silicas.

SampleAqueous phase
Water2% aqueous HEC2% aqueous -CD

1163.6 ± 13.7146.9 ± 46.9294.2 ± 158.9
2250.3 ± 29.0175.0 ± 73.5240.6 ± 155.0
3449.9 ± 53.5216.1 ± 80.4270.0 ± 129.6
4131.5 ± 15.1430.9 ± 66.7205.1 ± 106.4
5497.4 ± 62.6421.7 ± 156.0287.8 ± 143.3

Data for the most populated peak, values in nanometers. Diameter ± standard deviation. Monomodal distribution.