Kulkarni, G. U. and Vijaykumara, , T. and Sanketha, R. (2007) Polar-solvent mediated phase-transfer of nanocrystals of metals and semiconductors from an aqueous to an organic phase. Chemical Physics Letters, 436 (1-3). pp. 167-170. ISSN 0009-2614
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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cplett.2007.01.015
A simple method has been developed to carry out the phase-transfer of nanocrystals of metals and semiconductors from an aqueous medium to a hydrocarbon medium by exploiting the high polarity of dimethylsulfoxide. The method eliminates the use of surfactants or mineral acids. The success of the method is demonstrated in the case of Au, Ag, Pd and CdS nanocrystals.
|Subjects:||Material Science > Nanochemistry|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics|
|Deposited On:||03 Feb 2009 04:24|
|Last Modified:||03 Feb 2009 04:24|
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