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Issue 71, 2018
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Pyridine-based low-temperature synthesis of CoN, Ni3N and Cu3N nanoparticles

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Abstract

CoN, Ni3N and Cu3N nanoparticles were obtained by pyridine-based synthesis using CoI2, NiI2, and CuI as the starting materials as well as NH3/KNH2 as the base and nitride source. Colloidally stable suspensions of crystalline, small-sized CoN (4.5 ± 0.7 nm), Ni3N (2.7 ± 0.4 nm), and Cu3N (4.2 ± 0.7 nm) were instantaneously available from refluxing pyridine. This approach strictly avoids all oxygen sources (including starting materials and solvents), which is highly relevant with regard to the material purity and properties.

Graphical abstract: Pyridine-based low-temperature synthesis of CoN, Ni3N and Cu3N nanoparticles

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The article was received on 19 Jun 2018, accepted on 06 Aug 2018 and first published on 07 Aug 2018


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04893B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2018,54, 9957-9960

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    Pyridine-based low-temperature synthesis of CoN, Ni3N and Cu3N nanoparticles

    A. Egeberg, L. Warmuth, S. Riegsinger, D. Gerthsen and C. Feldmann, Chem. Commun., 2018, 54, 9957
    DOI: 10.1039/C8CC04893B

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