Qu, Yuling and Li, Xinyong and Chen, Guohua and Zhang, Huanjun and Chen, Yongying (2008) Synthesis of Cu2O nano-whiskers by a novel wet-chemical route. Materials Letters, 62 (6-7). 886 - 888.
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Cu2O nano-whiskers were successfully synthesized via a novel wet-chemical route using polyethylene glycol (PEG, Mw = 20000) as surfactant and hydrazine as reducing agent at room temperature. The products were characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and ultraviolet–visible (UV–vis) spectroscopy. Based on the SEM images of the as-obtained samples, we found that the role of PEG is significant to induce the growth of Cu2O along the 1D direction. Moreover, the formation mechanism of obtained Cu2O nano-whiskers was discussed.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Nanomaterials; Cu2O nano-whiskers; PEG; Optical materials and properties|
|Subjects:||Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools|
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
Material Science > Nanochemistry
|Deposited On:||10 Feb 2010 09:13|
|Last Modified:||10 Feb 2010 09:13|
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