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Volume 38, Issue 1


Progress in the synthesis of Ag nanoparticles having manifold geometric forms

Oleg V. Mikhailov
Published Online: 2018-04-23 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/revic-2017-0016


The data on the specific synthesis of elemental silver nanoparticles having the forms of various geometric bodies (pseudo spherical, prismatic, cubic, trigonal-pyramidal, etc.), obtained by various chemical, physicochemical, and biological methods, have been systematized and generalized. This review covers mainly publications published in the current 21st century.

Keywords: Ag-NP; biological method; chemical method; geometric form; physicochemical method; synthesis


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Oleg V. Mikhailov

Oleg V. Mikhailov is the author of more than 1200 scientific publications in nine different languages; among them, there are 15 monographs and books, more than 30 reviews (including 12 in international scientific journals), and about 500 original research articles in authoritative (among them, there are more than 250 articles in 25 international) scientific journals. He has 125 patents on various inventions, too. He is the author of three popular scientific books (without coauthors) and more than 60 articles in popular scientific journals. He received grants from the Russian Foundation of Basic Researches (14 projects, 1996–2016), the International Scientific Soros Education Program (2 projects, 1994–1998), the Russian Ministry of Education (1998–2000 and 2014–2016), and the Academy of Science of Tatarstan Republic (2001–2005). He is an active member of the International New York Academy of Sciences (since 1993), a full member of the Russian Academy of Natural History (since 2013), and a member of the American Chemical Society (since 2008).

Received: 2017-12-24

Accepted: 2018-03-09

Published Online: 2018-04-23

Published in Print: 2018-06-27

Citation Information: Reviews in Inorganic Chemistry, Volume 38, Issue 1, Pages 21–42, ISSN (Online) 2191-0227, ISSN (Print) 0193-4929, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/revic-2017-0016.

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