Characterization of Magnetism in Gold Nanoparticles

Abstract

Gold nanoparticles have been discovered to possess peculiar properties not found in the bulk metal, such as optical, catalytic, or magnetic properties. Whereas some of the properties are well understood, such as the optical ones, the magnetic properties are much more mysterious. This chapter is devoted to the magnetic characterization of nanoparticulate gold samples, using a variety of techniques.

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Characterization of Magnetism in Gold Nanoparticles
Book Title
Magnetic Characterization Techniques for Nanomaterials
Book DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-52780-1
Chapter DOI
10.1007/978-3-662-52780-1_6
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  • Challa S.S.R. Kumar Send Email (1)
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  • 1 Integrated Mesoscale Architectures for Sustainable Catalysis (IMASC), Rowland Institute of Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
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  • B. Donnio Send Email (2)
  • J. L. Gallani Send Email (2)
  • M. V. Rastei Send Email (2)
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  • 2 IPCMS-DMO, CNRS – University of Strasbourg, 23 rue du Loess, BP 43, F-67034, cedex, Strasbourg, France
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