Preparation of nanosized CdS particles using decomposition of P2S5 in a non-aqueous solvent

Michitaka Ohtaki, Kunihiro Oda, Koichi Eguchi, Hiromichi Arai

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    Abstract

    Nanosized CdS particles of ≤6 nm average diameter are prepared at ambient conditions by use of controlled hydrolysis of P2S5 in absolute ethanol initiated by addition of an alcoholic Cd(NO3)2·4H2O solution, resulting in an excitonic absorption peak of the particles at 350 nm corresponding to a LUMO-HOMO gap energy of 3.1 eV.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1209-1210
    Number of pages2
    JournalChemical Communications
    Issue number10
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1996

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    All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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