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    Size Matters: Introduction to Nanoscience and Nanotechnology

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    Question: Calculate the proportion of atoms on the surface atomic layer of Ag spheres with the diameters below given that the thickness of the surface atomic shell is 0.289nm, stating any assumptions made.
    a) 1 micro meter
    b) 10 nm
    c) 5 nm

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    Solution Summary

    We calculate the fraction of atoms which lie on the surface of silver nanospheres of various diameters.