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Spontaneous Formation of Noble- and Heavy-Metal-Free Alloyed Semiconductor Quantum Rods for Efficient Photocatalysis

Chen, Dechao; Zhang, Huayang; Li, Yunguo; Pang, Yingping; Yin, Zongyou; Sun, Hongqi; Zhang, Lai-Chang; Wang, Shaobin; Saunders, Martin; Barker, Emily; Jia, Guohua

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Quasi-1D cadmium chalcogenide quantum rods (QRs) are benchmark semiconductor materials that are combined with noble metals to constitute QR heterostructures for efficient photocatalysis. However, the high toxicity of cadmium and cost of noble metals are the main obstacles to their widespread use. Herein, a facile colloidal synthetic approach is reported that leads to the spontaneous formation of cadmium-free alloyed ZnSxSe1-x QRs from polydisperse ZnSe nanowires by alkylthiol etching. The...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/164167
Source: Advanced Materials
DOI: 10.1002/adma.201803351

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