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Manganese-doped MnSe/CdSe core/shell nanocrystals: Preparation, characterization, and study of growth mechanism

  • Kangwei Zhu (a1), Xin Zhang (a1), Lei Wang (a1), Haibin Zhang (a1), Jumeng Wei (a1), Long Wang (a1), Min Zhou (a1) and Boxue Feng (a1)...


Nucleation doping strategy is an effective doping method; herein the synthesis of MnSe/CdSe nanocrystals using this strategy with different anion precursors was demonstrated. The resulted nanocrystals were characterized by various test technology to confirm the composition and structure. Wurtzite CdSe shell was achieved without using alkylphosphine, this is meaningful for the development of green chemistry. It is argued that the shell growth is more like a second nucleation process, rather than the epitaxial growth; this conclusion is believed to shed some light on the nucleation doping process.


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