Synthesis and optical properties of colloidal gold nanoparticles

Nguyen Ngoc Long, Le Van Vu, Chu Dinh Kiem, Sai Cong Doanh, Cao Thi Nguyet, Pham Thi Hang, Nguyen Duy Thien, Luu Manh Quynh
2009 Journal of Physics, Conference Series  
Colloidal gold nanoparticles (spheres) have been prepared from HAuCl 4 containing aqueous solution by using X-ray irradiation and by chemical reduction method. Gold nanorods were synthesized according to the seed-mediated growth method. The colloidal gold nanoparticles were characterized by using transmission electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction, and UV-VIS absorption spectroscopy. It was found that the concentration of the precursors affects the size of the nanoparticles. In the chemical
more » ... In the chemical reduction approach the size of nanoparticles can be controlled by varying amount of trisodium citrate, but in the photochemical method the size of nanoparticles can been controlled by varying the ratio of HAuCl 4 to TX-100 and X-ray irradiation duration. Gold nanorods have been synthesized according to the seed-mediated growth method with two steps. The effect of silver acetate and CTAB on formation of gold nanorods has been studied.
doi:10.1088/1742-6596/187/1/012026 fatcat:mpkh2whbdncfhak42sirlroyb4