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Nanocrystals of metals, semiconductors and oxides: Novel synthesis and applications

Rao, CNR and Kulkarni, GU and Thomas, John P and Agrawal, Ved Varun and Gautam, Ujjal K and Ghosh, Moumita (2003) Nanocrystals of metals, semiconductors and oxides: Novel synthesis and applications. In: Current Science, 85 (7). pp. 1041-1045.

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Films of nanocrystals such as Au, Ag and Pd, semiconducting sulphides such as CdS, ZnS and CoS, and oxides such as Fe2O3 and CuO have been prepared by employing reactions at liquid liquid (organic-aqueous) interfaces. In this method, a suitable organic derivative of the metal taken in the organic layer reacts at the interface with the appropriate reagent present in the organic layer. Two typical applications of nanocrystals pertaining to magnetic devices and dip-pen lithography are briefly presented.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Current Science
Publisher: Current Science Association
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Current Science Association.
Keywords: Gold clusters;quantum dots;size;templates;hydrosol.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2009 07:54
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:55
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/17172

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