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Table 1 Physicochemical characterization of Ag NWs

From: Short versus long silver nanowires: a comparison of in vivo pulmonary effects post instillation

Quality Technique S-Ag NWs L-Ag NWs
Mean length (μm) TEM 2.0 ± 0.6 20.8 ± 10.8
Mean width (nm) TEM 33.1 ± 5.7 64.7 ± 14.1
Mean aspect ratio TEM 62.1 321.4
[Ag (0)] (mg/mL) ICP-MS 3.38 ± 0.24 3.40 ± 0.12
[Ag +] (mg/mL) ICP-MS 0.01 0.008