colloidal metal

col·loi·dal met·al

a colloidal solution of a metal obtained by passing electric sparks between terminals of the metal in distilled water.
Synonym(s): electrosol
References in periodicals archive ?
One system uses fluorescence detection, and the other relies on the use of modified colloidal metal detector particles.
SurroMed's Nanobarcodes particles technology uses cylindrically-shaped colloidal metal nanoparticles, in which the metal composition can be alternated along the length, and in which the size of each metal segment can be controlled.
SurroMed's Nanobarcodes particle technology uses cylindrically-shaped colloidal metal nanoparticles, in which the metal composition can be alternated along the length, and in which the size of each metal segment can be controlled.
SurroMed's Nanobarcode technology uses cylindrically-shaped colloidal metal nanoparticles, in which the metal composition can be alternated along the length and the size of each metal segment can be controlled.