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Synthesis of type II/type I CdTe/CdS/ZnS quantum dots and their use in cellular imaging

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Abstract

Water-soluble, stable quantum dots consisting of a CdTe core with shells of CdS and ZnS have been prepared using a simple successive injection of precursors in one-pot technique. The particles exhibited type II behaviour and were successfully used in imaging HeLa cells.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of type II/type I CdTe/CdS/ZnS quantum dots and their use in cellular imaging

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The article was received on 06 Jul 2009, accepted on 22 Aug 2009 and first published on 02 Oct 2009


Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/B913292A
Citation: J. Mater. Chem., 2009,19, 8341-8346
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    Synthesis of type II/type I CdTe/CdS/ZnS quantum dots and their use in cellular imaging

    M. Green, P. Williamson, M. Samalova, J. Davis, S. Brovelli, P. Dobson and F. Cacialli, J. Mater. Chem., 2009, 19, 8341
    DOI: 10.1039/B913292A

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