Patent Number: 8,815,151

Title: Metal ion catalysis of metal ion reduction, methods, compositions, and articles

Abstract: Nanowire preparation methods, compositions, and articles are disclosed. Such methods which reduce metal ions to metal nanowires in the presence complexes comprising metal-metal bonds, are capable of producing long, narrow, nanowires useful for electronics and optical applications.

Inventors: Whitcomb; David R. (Woodbury, MN)

Assignee: Carestream Health, Inc.

International Classification: C22C 5/06 (20060101); C22C 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018