Facile synthesis of gold nanorice enclosed by high-index facets and its application for CO oxidation

Yiqun Zheng, Jing Tao, Hongyang Liu, Jie Zeng, Taekyung Yu, Yanyun Ma, Christine Moran, Lijun Wu, Yimei Zhu, Jingyue Liu, Younan Xia

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Abstract

A facile method for generating Au nanorice enclosed by high-index facets in high purity. The nanorice shows much higher catalytic activity for CO oxidation than multiply twinned particles of Au enclosed by {111} facets at temperatures below 300 °C.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2307-2312
Number of pages6
JournalSmall
Volume7
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 22 2011
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • CO oxidation
  • gold
  • high-index facets
  • nanocrystals
  • nanorice

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Biomaterials
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)

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    Zheng, Y., Tao, J., Liu, H., Zeng, J., Yu, T., Ma, Y., Moran, C., Wu, L., Zhu, Y., Liu, J., & Xia, Y. (2011). Facile synthesis of gold nanorice enclosed by high-index facets and its application for CO oxidation. Small, 7(16), 2307-2312. https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.201100106