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Unformatted text preview: PLEASE SCROLL DOWN FOR ARTICLE This article was downloaded by: [TÜBİTAK EKUAL] On: 22 December 2009 Access details: Access Details: [subscription number 772815469] Publisher Taylor & Francis Informa Ltd Registered in England and Wales Registered Number: 1072954 Registered office: Mortimer House, 37- 41 Mortimer Street, London W1T 3JH, UK Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements Publication details, including instructions for authors and subscription information: http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t713618290 Precursor Routes to Semiconductor Quantum Dots Mohammad Azad Malik a ; Paul O'Brien a ; Neerish Revaprasadu b a The Manchester Materials Science Centre and Department of Chemistry, Manchester University, Manchester, UK b Department of Chemistry, University of Zululand, South Africa To cite this Article Malik, Mohammad Azad, O'Brien, Paul and Revaprasadu, Neerish(2005) 'Precursor Routes to Semiconductor Quantum Dots', Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon and the Related Elements, 180: 3, 689 — 712 To link to this Article: DOI: 10.1080/10426500590907426 URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10426500590907426 Full terms and conditions of use: http://www.informaworld.com/terms-and-conditions-of-access.pdf This article may be used for research, teaching and private study purposes. Any substantial or systematic reproduction, re-distribution, re-selling, loan or sub-licensing, systematic supply or distribution in any form to anyone is expressly forbidden. The publisher does not give any warranty express or implied or make any representation that the contents will be complete or accurate or up to date. The accuracy of any instructions, formulae and drug doses should be independently verified with primary sources. The publisher shall not be liable for any loss, actions, claims, proceedings, demand or costs or damages whatsoever or howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly in connection with or arising out of the use of this material. Phosphorus, Sulfur, and Silicon , 180:689–712, 2005 Copyright © Taylor & Francis Inc. ISSN: 1042-6507 print / 1563-5325 online DOI: 10.1080/10426500590907426 Precursor Routes to Semiconductor Quantum Dots Mohammad Azad Malik Paul O’Brien The Manchester Materials Science Centre and Department of Chemistry, Manchester University, Manchester, UK Neerish Revaprasadu Department of Chemistry, University of Zululand, South Africa Quantum Dots are unique for two very important reasons both of which can poten- tially be commercially exploited: r The electronic and optical properties of Quantum Dots are dependent on the particle size. r As the Quantum Dot nanoparticle becomes smaller the ratio of the number of surface atoms to those in the interior increase. For example in very small particles greater than a third of all atoms reside on the surface. Such a high surface area is useful for catalysis....
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