Silver nanowires

diam. × L 120-150 nm × 20-50 μm, 0.5% (isopropyl alcohol suspension)

Silver nanofibers, Silver nanowire, Silver nanowhiskers
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liquid (suspension)


0.5% (isopropyl alcohol suspension)

diam. × L

120-150 nm × 20-50 μm


0.779 g/mL at 25 °C

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Silver nanowires have been studied for use in electronic and biological applications including transparent conductors; and water sterilization . Silver nanowires have also been studied as plasmonic and as components in amorphous semiconductors.


25 mL in glass bottle

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Central nervous system


UN1219 - class 3 - PG 2 - Isopropanol, solution

WGK Germany


Flash Point(F)

53.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

12.0 °C - closed cup

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David T Schoen et al.
Nano letters, 10(9), 3628-3632 (2010-08-24)
The removal of bacteria and other organisms from water is an extremely important process, not only for drinking and sanitation but also industrially as biofouling is a commonplace and serious problem. We here present a textile based multiscale device for...
Luo; J.;
Advanced Materials, 16(17), 1512-1515 (2004)
Aric W Sanders et al.
Nano letters, 6(8), 1822-1826 (2006-08-10)
We report the coupling of free-space photons (vacuum wavelength of 830 nm) to surface plasmon modes of a silver nanowire. The launch of propagating plasmons, and the subsequent emission of photons, is selective and occurs only at ends and other...
Sukanta De et al.
ACS nano, 3(7), 1767-1774 (2009-06-26)
We have used aqueous dispersions of silver nanowires to prepare thin, flexible, transparent, conducting films. The nanowires are of length and diameter close to 6.5 μm and 85 nm, respectively. At low thickness, the films consist of networks but appear...
Pakvirun Thuesombat et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 104, 302-309 (2014-04-15)
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