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Facile hydrothermal synthesis of carbon nanoparticles and possible application as white light phosphors and catalysts for the reduction of nitrophenol

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We report a simple hydrothermal synthesis of highly reproducible carbon nanoparticles in a size range between 2 and 7 nm from a single precursor sucrose without either surface passivating agents or acids and bases. The carbon nanoparticles can be used as white light phosphors, especially for ultraviolet light emitting diodes and metal-free catalyst for the reduction of nitrophenol.

Graphical abstract: Facile hydrothermal synthesis of carbon nanoparticles and possible application as white light phosphors and catalysts for the reduction of nitrophenol

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Submitted
11 Dec 2013
Accepted
02 Jan 2014
First published
06 Jan 2014

RSC Adv., 2014,4, 11481-11485
Article type
Communication

Facile hydrothermal synthesis of carbon nanoparticles and possible application as white light phosphors and catalysts for the reduction of nitrophenol

H. K. Sadhanala, J. Khatei and K. K. Nanda, RSC Adv., 2014, 4, 11481
DOI: 10.1039/C3RA47527A

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