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Research Article

Customizable Ligand Exchange for Tailored Surface Property of Noble Metal Nanocrystals

Figure 2

A typical ligand exchange of AuNRs to replace the native CTAB with TSC. (a) A scheme illustrating the ligand exchange process. (b, c) -potentials and UV-vis-NIR spectra of the AuNRs obtained at different stages of the ligand exchange. (d) TEM images of the AuNRs with different capping ligands.