Metal nanoparticles with a knack for molecular recognition

Jian Liu, Julio Alvarez, Angel E. Kaifer

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Metal nanoparticles modified with surface-attached molecular receptors were prepared. Molecular recognition between the particle-immobilized receptors and appropriate substrates in solution opens new and interesting possibilities for the assembly of nanoparticles in two- and three-dimensional patterns.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1381-1383
Number of pages3
JournalAdvanced Materials
Issue number18
StatePublished - Sep 15 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering


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