Acetic acid-confined synthesis of uniform three-dimensional (3D) bismuth telluride nanocrystals consisting of few-quintuple-layer nanoplatelets
KAUST DepartmentComputer, Electrical and Mathematical Sciences and Engineering (CEMSE) Division
Electrical Engineering Program
Integrated Nanotechnology Lab
Physical Science and Engineering (PSE) Division
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AbstractHigh-selectivity, uniform three-dimensional (3D) flower-like bismuth telluride (Bi2Te3) nanocrystals consisting of few-quintuple-layer nanoplatelets with a thickness down to 4.5 nm were synthesized for the first time by a facile, one-pot polyol method with acetic acid as the structure-director. Micrometre-sized 2D films and honeycomb-like spheres can be obtained using the uniform 3D Bi2Te3 nanocrystals as building blocks. © The Royal Society of Chemistry 2011.
SponsorsThis work is supported by the funds from Global Collaborative Research, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) under Special Academic Partner (SAP) and Academic Excellence Award (AEA) grants. We also appreciate the useful discussion with Prof. Hua Chun Zen of National University Singapore about this work.
PublisherRoyal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
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