Metal Nanoparticles and Clusters

Advances in Synthesis, Properties and Applications

  • Francis Leonard  Deepak

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Yolanda Piñeiro, David Buceta, José Rivas, M. Arturo López-Quintela
    Pages 1-30
  3. P. John Thomas, Oliver L. Armstrong, Sean N. Baxter
    Pages 31-54
  4. Maurizio Muniz-Miranda, Francesco Muniz-Miranda, Alfonso Pedone
    Pages 55-87
  5. Roberto Pilot, Raffaella Signorini, Laura Fabris
    Pages 89-164
  6. C. P. Vinod, A. B. Vysakh, S. Sreedhala
    Pages 165-199
  7. Sergio Mejía-Rosales
    Pages 289-326
  8. Nagamalai Vasimalai, Maria T. Fernandez-Argüelles
    Pages 327-383
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 417-426

About this book


This book covers the continually expanding field of metal nanoparticles and clusters, in particular their size-dependent properties and quantum phenomena. The approaches to the organization of atoms that form clusters and nanoparticles have been advancing rapidly in recent times. These advancements are described through a combination of experimental and computational approaches and are covered in detail by the authors. Recent highlights of the various emerging properties and applications ranging from plasmonics to catalysis are showcased.


Noble metal nanoparticles Nanoalloys Plasmonic nanostructures Metal nanocrystals Morphology controlled Nanosurfaces Nanocatalysis Metal Cluster Synthesis Metal nanocharacterization Sub-nanometer clusters

Editors and affiliations

  • Francis Leonard  Deepak
    • 1
  1. 1.INL International Iberian Nanotechnology LaboratoryBragaPortugal

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