Discovery of face-centred cubic Os nanoparticles

Takuo Wakisaka, Kohei Kusada, Tomokazu Yamamoto, Takaaki Toriyama, Syo Matsumura, Gueye Ibrahima, Okkyun Seo, Jaemyung Kim, Satoshi Hiroi, Osami Sakata, Shogo Kawaguchi, Yoshiki Kubota, Hiroshi Kitagawa

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We succeeded in controlling the crystal structure of osmium (Os) nanoparticles (NPs). Although Os adopts only a hexagonal close-packed (hcp) structure in the bulk state, a face-centred cubic (fcc) Os was synthesized by a chemical reduction method using an Os acetylacetonate complex as a precursor.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)372-374
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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