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Modulation of the solubility of luminescent semiconductor nanocrystals through facile surface functionalization

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Abstract

The solubility of luminescent quantum dots in solvents from hexane to water can be finely tuned by the choice of the countercations associated with carboxylate residues present on the nanocrystal surface. The resulting nanocrystals exhibit long term colloidal and chemical stability and maintain their photophysical properties.

Graphical abstract: Modulation of the solubility of luminescent semiconductor nanocrystals through facile surface functionalization

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The article was received on 19 May 2014, accepted on 29 Jul 2014 and first published on 30 Jul 2014


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03805C
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2014,50, 11020-11022
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    Modulation of the solubility of luminescent semiconductor nanocrystals through facile surface functionalization

    T. Avellini, C. Lincheneau, M. La Rosa, A. Pertegás, H. J. Bolink, I. A. Wright, E. C. Constable, S. Silvi and A. Credi, Chem. Commun., 2014, 50, 11020
    DOI: 10.1039/C4CC03805C

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