Synthesis and analysis of ZnO and CdSe nanoparticles

Shriwas S. Ashtaputre, Aparna Deshpande, Sonali Marathe, M. E. Wankhede, Jayashree Chimanpure, Renu Pasricha, J. Urban, S. K. Haram, S. W. Gosavi, S. K. Kulkarni

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Abstract

Zinc oxide and cadmium selenide particles in the nanometer size regime have been synthesized using chemical routes. The particles were capped using thioglycerol in case of ZnO and 2-mercaptoethanol in case of CdSe to achieve the stability and avoid the coalescence. Zinc oxide nanoparticles were doped with europium to study their optical properties. A variety of techniques like UV-Vis absorption spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction (XRD), photoluminescence (PL), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) were used to carry out structural and spectroscopic characterizations of the nanoparticles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)615-620
Number of pages6
JournalPramana - Journal of Physics
Volume65
Issue number4 SPEC. ISS.
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2005

Keywords

  • Chemical capping
  • Doping
  • Nanoparticles
  • Photoluminescence

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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    Ashtaputre, S. S., Deshpande, A., Marathe, S., Wankhede, M. E., Chimanpure, J., Pasricha, R., Urban, J., Haram, S. K., Gosavi, S. W., & Kulkarni, S. K. (2005). Synthesis and analysis of ZnO and CdSe nanoparticles. Pramana - Journal of Physics, 65(4 SPEC. ISS.), 615-620. https://doi.org/10.1007/bf03010449