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Metrology for Metal Nanoparticles

  • Natalia L. PacioniEmail author
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Abstract

Applications and implications of manufactured or engineered metal nanoparticles (MNP) are also, in most cases, dependent on concentration. Thus, determining accurately the amount of MNP is relevant in different fields beyond analytical chemistry and requires a good knowledge on how to report the concentration and which are the analytical methodologies suitable to quantify these analytes. This chapter intends to give the main concepts and analytical strategies developed up to date for MNP, in a manner easily accessible for readers from different areas of expertise. It covers useful methodologies for determining MNP in synthesis outcomes as well as at environmental trace levels, including their limitations.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Facultad de Ciencias Químicas, Departamento de Química OrgánicaCórdobaArgentina
  2. 2.Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET)INFIQC-Ciudad UniversitariaCórdobaArgentina

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