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The synthesis of iron sulfidenanocrystals from tris(O-alkylxanthato)iron(iii) complexes

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Abstract

Tris(O-alkylxanthato)iron(III) complexes (alkyl = Me (1), Et (2), and iBu (3)) were used as single source precursors for the synthesis of iron sulfide nanocrystals by thermolysis in oleylamine, hexadecylamine and octadecylamine at 170 to 300 °C. The morphology of the crystallites was strongly affected by the reaction conditions as well as the type of precursor used.

Graphical abstract: The synthesis of iron sulfide nanocrystals from tris(O-alkylxanthato)iron(iii) complexes

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Submitted
05 Jun 2013
Accepted
10 Jun 2013
First published
18 Jun 2013

J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013,1, 8766-8774
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Paper

The synthesis of iron sulfide nanocrystals from tris(O-alkylxanthato)iron(III) complexes

M. Akhtar, M. A. Malik, F. Tuna and P. O'Brien, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2013, 1, 8766
DOI: 10.1039/C3TA12178J

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