Full Text:   <4048>

CLC number: O472+.3

On-line Access: 2007-12-14

Received: 2007-08-13

Revision Accepted: 2007-10-30

Crosschecked: 0000-00-00

Cited: 13

Clicked: 7005

Citations:  Bibtex RefMan EndNote GB/T7714

-   Go to

Article info.
1. Reference List
Open peer comments

Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2008 Vol.9 No.1 P.133-136


Synthesis of CdSe quantum dots via paraffin liquid and oleic acid

Author(s):  Yu-Feng Liao, Wen-Jiang Li

Affiliation(s):  Centre for Optical and Electromagnetic Research, State Key Laboratory for Modern Optical Instrumentation, Joint Research Center of Photonics of the Royal Institute of Technology (Sweden) and Zhejiang University, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China

Corresponding email(s):   wjli@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  CdSe, Synthesis, Quantum dots (QDs), Fluorescence

Yu-Feng Liao , Wen-Jiang Li. Synthesis of CdSe quantum dots via paraffin liquid and oleic acid[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2008, 9(1): 133-136.

@article{title="Synthesis of CdSe quantum dots via paraffin liquid and oleic acid",
author="Yu-Feng Liao , Wen-Jiang Li",
journal="Journal of Zhejiang University Science A",
publisher="Zhejiang University Press & Springer",

%0 Journal Article
%T Synthesis of CdSe quantum dots via paraffin liquid and oleic acid
%A Yu-Feng Liao
%A Wen-Jiang Li
%J Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A
%V 9
%N 1
%P 133-136
%@ 1673-565X
%D 2008
%I Zhejiang University Press & Springer
%DOI 10.1631/jzus.A071436

T1 - Synthesis of CdSe quantum dots via paraffin liquid and oleic acid
A1 - Yu-Feng Liao
A1 - Wen-Jiang Li
J0 - Journal of Zhejiang University Science A
VL - 9
IS - 1
SP - 133
EP - 136
%@ 1673-565X
Y1 - 2008
PB - Zhejiang University Press & Springer
ER -
DOI - 10.1631/jzus.A071436

This paper reported an efficient and rapid method to produce highly monodispersed cdSe quantum dots (QDs), in which the traditional trioctylphosphine oxide (TOPO) was replaced by paraffin liquid as solvent and oleic acid as the reacting media. The experimental conditions and the properties of QDs had been studied in detail. The resulting samples were confirmed of uniform size distribution with transmission electronic microscopy (TEM), while UV-vis absorption and photoluminescence (PL) spectra clearly indicated that such synthesized QDs had good fluorescence properties.

Darkslateblue:Affiliate; Royal Blue:Author; Turquoise:Article


[1] Deng, Z., Cao, L., Tang, F., Zou, B., 2005. A new route to zinc-blende CdSe nanocrystals: mechanism and synthesis. J. Phys. Chem. B., 109(35):16671-16675.

[2] Gao, X.H., Cui, Y.Y., Levenson, R.M., Chung, L.W.K., Nie, S.M., 2004. In vivo cancer targeting and imaging with semiconductor quantum dots. Nature Biotechnology, 22(8):969-976.

[3] Golan, Y., Margulis, L., Rubinstein, I., Hodes, G., 1992. Epitaxial electrodeposition of cadmium selenide nanocrystals on gold. Langmuir, 8(3):749-752.

[4] Han, M., Gao, X., Su, J.Z., Nie, S., 2001. Quantum-dot-tagged microbeads for multiplexed optical coding of biomolecules. Nature Biotechnology, 19(7):631-635.

[5] Hines, M.A., Guyot-Sionnest, P., 1996. Synthesis and characterization of strongly luminescing ZnS-capped CdSe nanocrystals. J. Phys. Chem., 100(2):468-471.

[6] Mićić, O.I., Sprague, J.R., Curtic, C.J., Jones, K.M., Machol, J.L., Nozik, A.J., Giessen, H., Fluegel, B., Mohs, G., Peyghambarian, N., 1995. Synthesis and characterization of InP, GaP, and quantum dots. J. Phys. Chem., 99(19):7754-7759.

[7] Mićić, O.I., Ahrenkiel, S.P., Nozik, A.J., 2001. Synthesis of extremely small InP quantum dots and electronic coupling in their disordered solid films. Appl. Phys. Lett., 78(25):4022-4024.

[8] Murray, C.B., Norris, D.J., Bawendi, M.D., 1993. Synthesis and characterization of nearly monodisperse CdE (E=S, Se, Te) semiconductor nanocrystallites. J. Am. Chem. Soc., 115(19):8706-8715.

Open peer comments: Debate/Discuss/Question/Opinion


Please provide your name, email address and a comment

Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE, 38 Zheda Road, Hangzhou 310027, China
Tel: +86-571-87952783; E-mail: cjzhang@zju.edu.cn
Copyright © 2000 - 2024 Journal of Zhejiang University-SCIENCE