Dendritic metal nanostructures

United States Patent

May 20, 2008
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A method for making dendritic metal nanostructures using a surfactant structure template, a metal salt, and electron donor species.
Shelnutt; John A. (Tijeras, NM), Song; Yujiang (Albuquerque, NM), Pereira; Eulalia F. (Vila Nova de Gaia, PT), Medforth; Craig J. (Winters, CA)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
July 8, 2004
75/370 ; 148/430; 419/23;
C22B 5/20 (20060101);
The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Department of Energy Contract No. DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation.