Low-temperature synthetic method for size-controlled CdSe nanocrystals: Utilization of boron selenide

Nora Iancu, Renu Sharma, Dong Kyun Seo

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By employing B2Se3 as a selenium source, we demonstrate that at reaction temperatures as low as 60 °C, relatively monodisperse, fluorescent CdSe nanocrystals can be conveniently prepared in various sizes selected from 2 to 13 nm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2298-2299
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - Oct 21 2004


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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