Controlling PbS nanocrystal aggregation in conducting polymers

Warner, JH, Watt, AAR and Tilley, RD (2005) Controlling PbS nanocrystal aggregation in conducting polymers. Nanotechnology, 16 -: 2381-2384. doi:10.1088/0957-4484/16/10/064


Author Warner, JH
Watt, AAR
Tilley, RD
Title Controlling PbS nanocrystal aggregation in conducting polymers
Journal name Nanotechnology   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0957-4484
Publication date 2005-01-01
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1088/0957-4484/16/10/064
Volume 16
Issue -
Start page 2381
End page 2384
Total pages 4
Editor M Welland
Place of publication United Kingdom
Publisher Institute of Physics Publishing
Collection year 2005
Language eng
Subject C1
291400 Materials Engineering
780102 Physical sciences
Abstract PbS nanocrystals were synthesized directly in the conducting polymer, poly (3 -hexylthiophene-2,5-diyl). Transmission electron microscopy shows that the PbS nanocrystals are faceted and relatively uniform in size with a mean size of 10 nm. FFT analysis of the atomic lattice planes observed in TEM and selected area electron diffraction confirm that the nanocrystals have the PbS rock salt structure. The synthesis conditions are explored to show control over the aggregation of PbS nanocrystals in the thiophene conducting polymer.
Keyword Engineering, Multidisciplinary
Nanoscience & Nanotechnology
Materials Science, Multidisciplinary
Physics, Applied
Solar-cells
Photovoltaic Devices
Composites
Q-Index Code C1

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Article (original research)
Collections: 2006 Higher Education Research Data Collection
School of Physical Sciences Publications
 
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