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Metallic nanoparticles have been known for their unusual optical properties for millennia (Colomban P (2009) The use of metal nanoparticles to produce yellow, red and iridescent colour, from bronze age to present times in lustre pottery and glass: solid state chemistry, spectroscopy and nanostructure.


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  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of ExeterExeterUK

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