A novel metalorganic route for the direct and rapid synthesis of monodispersed quantum dots of indium phosphide

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Mark Green and Paul O’Brien


Nanometric particles of InP are readily prepared by the decomposition of the complex In(PBut2)3 at 167 °C in 4-ethylpyridine; the resulting materials show marked quantum confinement effects, and was investigated using optical absorption and photoluminescence spectroscopies, and transmission electron microscopy.


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