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Simple one-step synthesis of highly luminescent carbon dots from orange juice: application as excellent bio-imaging agents

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Highly photoluminescent carbon dots with a PL quantum yield of 26% have been prepared in one step by hydrothermal treatment of orange juice. Due to high photostability and low toxicity these carbon dots are demonstrated as excellent probes in cellular imaging.

Graphical abstract: Simple one-step synthesis of highly luminescent carbon dots from orange juice: application as excellent bio-imaging agents

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Submitted
26 May 2012
Accepted
13 Jul 2012
First published
16 Jul 2012

Chem. Commun., 2012,48, 8835-8837
Article type
Communication

Simple one-step synthesis of highly luminescent carbon dots from orange juice: application as excellent bio-imaging agents

S. Sahu, B. Behera, T. K. Maiti and S. Mohapatra, Chem. Commun., 2012, 48, 8835
DOI: 10.1039/C2CC33796G

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