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Table 2 Data comparing simulated and experimental mean particle size for variable pH (fixed ratio 2:1) case. The experimental trend in size variation is in close conformity with mean particle size from simulation

From: A Facile pH Controlled Citrate-Based Reduction Method for Gold Nanoparticle Synthesis at Room Temperature

pH 3 4 5 6
k c (M−1 s−1) 3750 9605 7655 716
Plasmon peak (nm) 535 525 521 537
Experimental particle size (nm) 29 20 10 30
Simulated particle size (nm) 25 10 12 108