Synthesis of nanosize-controllable copper and its alloys in carbon shells

Chien Hua Huang, H. Paul Wang, Juu En Chang, Edward M. Eyring

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Nanosize-controllable Cu, Ag, Pd, Ni, CuPd alloy and Cu-Ag bimetal encapsulated in inert carbon shells can be synthesized by carbonization of metal-cyclodextrin complexes with a remarkable capability of experimentally determining the size-dependent melting temperature depression of many metal or alloy nanoparticles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4663-4665
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number31
Publication statusPublished - 2009

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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