K. P., Kalyanikutty and Gautam, Ujjal K. and Rao, C. N. R. (2007) Ultra-Thin Crystalline Films of CdSe and CuSe Formed at the Organic-Aqueous Interface. Journal of NANOSCIENCE and NANOTECHNOLOGY, 7 (6). pp. 1916-1922.
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Two-dimensional nanostructures in the form of ultra-thin crystalline films of CdSe and CuSe have been prepared at the organic-aqueous interface by reacting toluene solutions of metal cupferronates with an aqueous solution of N,N-dimethyl selenourea. The films have been examined using electron microscopy and optical spectroscopy. At lower concentrations of the reacting species, the CdSe films formed at the toluene-water interface at ∼30 °C consisted mostly of nanocrystals. With increase in concentration as well as temperature, the interface reaction yielded thicker films which are mostly single-crystalline. We have studied the time-dependent growth of the CdSe film at the interface using UV-visible absorption spectroscopy. Ultra-thin films of CuSe formed at the toluene-water interface are generally single-crystalline.
|Subjects:||Material Science > Nanochemistry|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics|
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
|Deposited On:||20 Jan 2009 10:57|
|Last Modified:||20 Jan 2009 10:57|
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