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A one-step synthesis of cadmium selenide quantum dots from a novel single source precursor

Crouch, D.J. and O'Brien, P. and Malik, M.A. and Skabara, P.J. and Wright, S.P. (2003) A one-step synthesis of cadmium selenide quantum dots from a novel single source precursor. Chemical Communications (London), 2003 (12). pp. 1454-1455. ISSN 0009-241X

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Abstract

A new approach to the one-step synthesis of cadmium selenide (CdSe) quantum dots is reported using the air stable complex cadmium imino-bis(diisopropylphosphine selenide); the ligand is readily prepared from elemental selenium and the precursor, quantum dots of comparable quality to those prepared by conventional methods are obtained.