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Electron transfer from the benzophenone triplet excited state directs the photochemical synthesis of gold nanoparticles

C.D. McTiernan, E.I. Alarcon, G.L. Hallett-Tapley, J. Murillo-Lopez, R. Arratia-Perez, J.C. Netto-Ferreira and J.C. Scaiano, “Electron transfer from the benzophenone triplet excited state directs the photochemical synthesis of gold nanoparticles”, Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 13 (2) 149-153 (2014).
DOI: 10.1039/C3PP50247C


Electron transfer from the benzophenone triplet excited state directs the photochemical synthesis of gold nanoparticles
The rarely recognized electron donating ability of the benzophenone triplet excited state provides an unusual route for the photochemical synthesis of gold nanoparticles.

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