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Table 1 Hydrodynamic mean diameter and PDI value GNPs in different volumetric percentage of ethanol obtained by DLS method and calculated polarity index of various ratio of organic solvent-water medium

From: Synthesis of Various Size Gold Nanoparticles by Chemical Reduction Method with Different Solvent Polarity

Solvent-aqueous volume percentage Hydrodynamic mean diameter of GNPs (nm) Poly dispersity index (PDI) Polarity index of solvent mixture
20% ethanol–water solution 22 ± 4.6 0.40 8.24
50% ethanol–water solution 28 ± 10.5 0.12 7.10
80% ethanol–water solution 219 ± 84.9 0.17 5.96
100% ethanol 154 ± 56.8 0.15 5.20