OE33 Leaching Phenomena in Unsupported Gold Nanoparticle Catalysis

Tuesday, June 7, 2011: 5:00 PM
Ambassador Ballroom 2 (Detroit Marriott Hotel at the Renaissance Center )
Jeong-Myeong Ha1, Michael M. Nigra1 and Alexander Katz2, (1)Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, (2)Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
A new method based on comparative synthesis of organic ligand-bound nanoparticles is developed to determine whether leached species versus nanoparticle surface atoms are the active site in nanoparticle catalysis systems. 

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