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Noble Metals

This book provides a broad spectrum of insights into the optical principle, resource, fabrication, nanoscience, and nanotechnology of noble metal. It also looks at the advanced implementation of noble metal in the field of nanoscale materials, catalysts and biosystem. This book is ideal not only for scientific researchers but also as a reference for professionals in material science, engineering, nonascience and plasmonics.

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Noble MetalsEdited by Yen-Hsun Su

Published: February 1st 2012

DOI: 10.5772/1916

ISBN: 978-953-307-898-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-6094-6

Copyright year: 2012

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87606 Total Chapter Downloads

31 Crossref Citations

57 Web of Science Citations

82 Dimensions Citations


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1. Dielectric Screening Properties and Many Body Effects in Molten Salts

By Shigeki Matsunaga, Takahiro Koishi, Masatoshi Saito and Shigeru Tamaki


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2. Pb Isotope Signatures of Polymetallic (Au-Cu-Zn) Deposits of the SW Amazonian Craton and Their Relation to Crustal Evolution

By Mauro C. Geraldes


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3. Distribution of Precious Metals During the Reducing Pyrometallurgical Processes of Complex Copper Materials

By Leandro A. Voisin


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4. New Technology for Recovery of Gold and Silver by Pressure Cyanidation Leaching and Electrocoagulation

By José R. Parga, Jesús L. Valenzuela and José A. Díaz


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5. Nanolithography in the Evanescent Field of Noble Metals

By Yong Yang, Guanxiao Cheng, Shaolin Zhou, Lixin Zhao and Song Hu


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6. Synthesis and Characterization of Noble Metal Nanowires

By Dragos-Pinzaru Oana-Georgiana, Dumitru-Daniel Herea and Horia Chiriac


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7. Organic–Inorganic Mesoporous Silica Nanotube Hybrid Anodic Alumina Membranes for Ultrafine Filtration of Noble Metal Nanoparticles

By Sherif A. El–Safty and Nguyen Duc Hoa


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8. Atomic Layer Deposition of Noble Metals – New Developments in Nanostructured Catalysts

By Junling Lu, Yu Lei and Jeffrey W. Elam


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9. New Technology for the Synthesis of New Materials Based on Cellulose and Sorption of Noble Metals

By Vaso Bojanić and Miomir Pavlović


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10. Precise Temperature Measurement Using Noble Metal Thermocouples

By Yasser A. Abdelaziz


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11. Nano/Micro-Patterning of Semiconductors by Site Selective Chemical Etching Using Noble Metals as Catalyst

By Sachiko Ono and Hidetaka Asoh


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12. Organic Molecules on Noble Metal Surfaces: The Role of the Interface

By Maddalena Pedio, Cinzia Cepek and Roberto Felici


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13. The Effect of Addition of ppm-Order-Pd to Fe-K Catalyst on Dehydrogenation of Ethylbenzene

By Ryo Watanabe, Yasushi Sekine, Masahiko Matsukata and Eiichi Kikuchi


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14. Role of Precious Metal Catalysts

By Takashiro Muroi


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15. Organic Aqua Regia: Discovery, Fundamentals, and Potential Applications

By Wei Lin


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16. Alloying Effect in Low Loaded Rh Catalysts Supported on High Surface Area Alumina on Their Activity in CH4 and NO Decomposition

By Patrick Da Costa, Jarosław Dutkiewicz, Valerio Choque, Narcis Homs, Paweł Kornelak, Mieczysława Najbar, Agnieszka Pietraszek, Pilar Ramirez de la Piscina and Janusz Sobczak


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17. Electrooxidation as a Pretreatment Process Before Cyanidation

By Fatma Arslan


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18. Green Synthesis of Noble Metal (Au, Ag, Pt) Nanoparticles, Assisted by Plant-Extracts

By Victor Sanchez-Mendieta and Alfredo Rafael Vilchis-Nestor


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19. Nobel Metal Nanoparticles in Bio-LED

By Yen-Hsun Su, Sheng-Lung Tu and Wei-Min Zhang


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