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American Elements announced today the development of a novel new process for the large scale production of surface functionalized nanoparticles.

American Elements Announces Novel Surface Functionalized Nanoparticle Production Method

Los Angeles, CA | Posted on December 3rd, 2007

American Elements announced today the development of a novel new process for the large scale production of surface functionalized nanoparticles, such as Dodecanethiol Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles, allowing for their use in a greater number of commercial applications. Surface functionalized nanomaterials have controlled surface chemistries which enhance the adhesion or the dispersion properties of the nanopowder in polymers, plastics and coatings for improved magnetic, fluorescent, dielectric, and catalytic characteristics. Surface Functionalized Nanoparticles have particular application in LEDs, drug delivery systems, sensors and electronics.

For further technical and pricing information on American Elements complete line of Surface Functionalized Nanoparticles, please visit www.americanelements.com or contact your local American Elements distributor or American Elements U.S. corporate headquarters at (1)310-208-0551, FAX (1)310-208-0351. American Elements is America's leading manufacturer and supplier of engineered and advanced material products with distribution offices in Europe, Asia and South America.

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About American Elements
American Elements is the world leader in materials science know-how. The American Elements website has been a source for academic investigation and research for over a decade. Our fundamental expertise in the properties, applications, and cost-effective manufacturing of advanced and engineered materials, including ultra high purity refining (99.9999%) and nanotechnology (Mono Atomic Elements) scales Roll 33 - 24.jpg (151797 bytes)allows us to meet the informational and materials needs of national laboratories, universities, institutes and our customers in a wide variety of industry groups, including energy, electronics, aerospace, automotive, optics, and pharma/cosmetics. We offer technical information and manufactured products for over 3,000 elemental metal, metallic compound, ceramic and crystalline catalog items and numerous customer proprietary formulations from our facilities in the United States and China and offices in the U.S., Europe, Australia and Brazil. Our operations are fully staffed and equipped to bulk manufacture the advanced elements in virtually every purity and physical morphology that nature and current technology commercially allow, including the entire rare earth series, ultra high purity forms of most metals, complex single phase doped structures using either co-precipitation or calcination/re-crystallization processes, macro, meso and nanoscale powders with highly specific particle distributions, shapes and surface areas and custom grown single and polycrystalline crystal of the III-V and II-VI compounds with special orientations, purities and dopants.

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