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Issue 89, 2016
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Direct synthesis of CdSe nanocrystals within a conducting metallopolymer: toward improving charge transfer in hybrid nanomaterials

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Abstract

CdSe nanocrystals with tunable sizes and distributions were synthesized directly from Cd(II) ions coordinated to the conjugated backbone of a thiophene-based conducting metallopolymer. Using our seeded growth technique, the resulting nanocrystals are in direct electronic communication with the polymer, which leads to effective charge transfer between the donor and acceptor.

Graphical abstract: Direct synthesis of CdSe nanocrystals within a conducting metallopolymer: toward improving charge transfer in hybrid nanomaterials

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The article was received on 02 Sep 2016, accepted on 12 Oct 2016 and first published on 12 Oct 2016


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C6CC07193G
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2016,52, 13112-13115
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    Direct synthesis of CdSe nanocrystals within a conducting metallopolymer: toward improving charge transfer in hybrid nanomaterials

    M. T. Nguyen, R. A. Jones and B. J. Holliday, Chem. Commun., 2016, 52, 13112
    DOI: 10.1039/C6CC07193G

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