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Synthesis, surface functionalization, and properties of freestanding silicon nanocrystals

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Abstract

Freestanding silicon nanoparticles (FS-nc-Si) have intriguing chemical and optical properties. The present contribution outlines known synthetic methodologies and protocols for surface functionalization. Recent advancements in tailoring the photoluminescence properties of FS-nc-Si and future research directions will be briefly discussed.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis, surface functionalization, and properties of freestanding silicon nanocrystals

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The article was received on 25 May 2006, accepted on 25 Jul 2006 and first published on 08 Sep 2006


Article type: Feature Article
DOI: 10.1039/B607476F
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2006, 4160-4168
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    Synthesis, surface functionalization, and properties of freestanding silicon nanocrystals

    J. G. C. Veinot, Chem. Commun., 2006, 4160
    DOI: 10.1039/B607476F

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