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Hierarchical self-supported ZnAlEu LDH nanotubes hosting luminescent CdTe quantum dots

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Abstract

Self-supported oligo-layered ZnAlEu LDH nanotubes (∅ 20 nm) self-assemble upon controlled hydrolysis of the metal ions (Zn2+, Al3+, Eu3+) in the presence of 1,3,5-benzenetricarboxylate anions and non-ionic worm-like micelles. Their high surface area and easily accessible cylindrical mesopores (175 m2 g−1; 0.75 cm3 g−1) facilitate interaction with 5 nm CdTe quantum dots, enhancing the overall luminescence behavior.

Graphical abstract: Hierarchical self-supported ZnAlEu LDH nanotubes hosting luminescent CdTe quantum dots

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Submitted
19 Mar 2017
Accepted
08 May 2017
First published
08 May 2017

Chem. Commun., 2017,53, 7341-7344
Article type
Communication

Hierarchical self-supported ZnAlEu LDH nanotubes hosting luminescent CdTe quantum dots

A. F. Morais, I. G. N. Silva, S. P. Sree, F. M. de Melo, G. Brabants, H. F. Brito, J. A. Martens, H. E. Toma, C. E. A. Kirschhock, E. Breynaert and D. Mustafa, Chem. Commun., 2017, 53, 7341
DOI: 10.1039/C7CC02097J

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