Aqueous synthesis of CdTe nanocrystals: Progresses and perspectives

Yilin Li, Lihong Jing, Ruirui Qiao, Mingyuan Gao

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As an alternative choice to CdSe nanocrystals synthesized in organic phase, CdTe nanocrystals synthesized in aqueous solution, have attracted increasing research interests in recent years. This feature article summarizes the aqueous solution-based syntheses, some optoelectronic applications, and bioapplications of CdTe nanocrystals, with emphasis on the recent progresses in related fields.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9293-9311
Number of pages19
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number33
Publication statusPublished - 7 Sept 2011
Externally publishedYes

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