Electron transfer from the benzophenone triplet excited state directs the photochemical synthesis of gold nanoparticles

Christopher D. McTiernan, Emilio Isaac Alarcon, Geniece L. Hallett-Tapley, Juliana Murillo-Lopez, Ramiro Arratia-Perez, Jose Carlos Netto-Ferreira, Juan C. Scaiano

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Abstract

The rarely recognized electron donating ability of the benzophenone triplet excited state provides an unusual route for the photochemical synthesis of gold nanoparticles.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)149-153
Number of pages5
JournalPhotochemical and Photobiological Sciences
Volume13
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry

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