Metallic Colloids in Molten Salts

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Science  28 Feb 1969:
Vol. 163, Issue 3870, pp. 924-925
DOI: 10.1126/science.163.3870.924


Gold, silver, and silver iodide sols were prepared in mixed nitrate melts. Electron micographs of the gold and silver sols show particles smaller than 1 micron. The gold sols exhibit conventional absorption and scattering spectra. Both gold amid silver sols show unusual stability.

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