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Trioctylphosphine as Both Solvent and Stabilizer to Synthesize CdS Nanorods

Chen, Shutang and Zhang, Xiaoling and Zhang, Qiuhua and Tan, Weihong (2009) Trioctylphosphine as Both Solvent and Stabilizer to Synthesize CdS Nanorods. Nanoscale Research Letters, 4 (10). pp. 1159-1165.

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Abstract

High quality CdS nanorods are synthesized reproducibly with cadmium acetate and sulfur as precursors in trioctylphosphine solution. The morphology, crystalline form and phase composition of CdS nanorods are characterized by transmission electron microscopy (TEM), high-resolution TEM and X-ray diffraction (XRD). CdS nanorods obtained are uniform with an aspect ratio of about 5:1 and in a wurtzite structure. The influence of reaction conditions on the growth of CdS nanorods demonstrates that low precursor concentration and high reaction temperature (260 °C) are favorable for the formation of uniform CdS nanorods with 85.3% of product yield.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:CdS nanorods - Trioctylphosphine - Size control - Photoluminescence
Subjects:Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
ID Code:7137
Deposited By:Lesley Tobin
Deposited On:12 Nov 2009 15:29
Last Modified:12 Nov 2009 15:29

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