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Silver tip formation on colloidal CdSe nanorods by a facile phase transfer protocol

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dc.contributor.author Bala, Tanushree
dc.contributor.author Sanyal, Ambarish
dc.contributor.author Singh, Ajay
dc.contributor.author Kelly, Dervla
dc.contributor.author O'Sullivan, Catriona
dc.contributor.author Laffir, Fathima R.
dc.contributor.author Ryan, Kevin M.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-09T13:20:47Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-09T13:20:47Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Bala, T et al "Silver tip formation on colloidal CdSe nanorods by a facile phase transfer protocol," in Journal of Materials Chemistry,21, pp. 6815-6820 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/2334
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract A facile phase transfer procedure is described for the formation of uniform silver metal tips on II-VI semiconductor nanorods. Judicious choice of a functional ligand, dimethyl phenol (DMP), which binds to the semiconductor rod in the organic phase enables the transfer of metal ions from the aqueous phase and their reduction onto the nanorod. The metal tips initially from as 10 random sub< 2nm particles surrounding the nanorod which ripen to dual tips at the nanorod ends. The nanorod hybrids can be assembled into perpendicularly aligned arrays by simple solvent evaporation. The hybrid nanostructures are characterised by transmission electron microscopy (TEM), scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD), photoluminescence (PL), ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy (UV-vis) and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS). A detailed FTIR analysis is also carried out to predict the role of the ligands in the tipping procedure. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Royal Society of Chemistry en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Journal of Materials Chemistry;,21, pp. 6815-6820
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/C0JM04324A
dc.subject semiconductor nanorods en_US
dc.subject nanocrystals en_US
dc.title Silver tip formation on colloidal CdSe nanorods by a facile phase transfer protocol en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor INSPIRE en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor IRCSET en_US
dc.relation.projectid 06/IN.1/I85 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.authorcontactother Kevin.M.Ryan@ul.ie
dc.internal.authorcontactother ajay.singh@ul.ie

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