Patent Number: 8,870,998

Title: Method for producing metal nanoparticles and nanoparticles obtained in this way and use thereof

Abstract: The invention relates to a method for producing metal nanoparticles, wherein metal ions are reduced by means of at least one reducing agent in the presence of at least one polymer stabilizer and are converted into metal nanoparticles. The invention further relates to metal nanoparticles obtained in this way and to the use thereof.

Inventors: Nolte; Ulrich (Kleve, DE), Berkei; Michael (Haltem am See, DE), Sawilowski; Thomas (Essen, DE)

Assignee: BYK-Chemie GmbH

International Classification: B22F 9/24 (20060101); B82Y 40/00 (20110101)

Expiration Date: 2018-10-28 0:00:00