Patent Number: 7,708,800

Title: Metal nanoparticle with support, continuous metal nanoparticle body, and methods for producing these

Abstract: There is disclosed a method for producing a supported metal nanoparticle, which has the steps of adsorbing a metal ion-containing compound to a support of an organic material and reducing the adsorbed metal ion to form a metal nanoparticle on the support. In the producing method, by using a various organic material as a matrix, the metal nanoparticle can be easily formed in situ with excellent accuracy from the metal ion-containing compound.

Inventors: He; Junhui (Wako, JP), Kunitake; Toyoki (Wako, JP)

Assignee: Riken

International Classification: B22F 9/24 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018