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Title: Simple synthesis of PbSe nanocrystals and their self-assembly into 2D ‘flakes’ and 1D ‘ribbons’ structures

Abstract

Highlights: • PbSe is obtained in a simple way by the co-precipitation method at low-temperature. • The structural, morphological and optical properties of PbSe were studied. • Adding NH{sub 4}OH to the precursor solutions influences on the morphology. • 2D- and 1D-PbSe structures assemble by oriented attachment. • PbSe can be a potential candidate for thermoelectric applications. - Abstract: This work presents a simple and low-temperature method to prepare a variety of Lead selenide (PbSe) nanostructures, using aqueous solutions of Pb(NO{sub 3}){sub 2} and NaHSe. Nanostructures with different morphology were obtained by varying the Pb:Se molar ratio, as well as the mixing sequence of NH{sub 4}OH with either Pb(NO{sub 3}){sub 2} or NaHSe. Nanoparticles with different shapes (spherical and octahedral), and self-assembled structures (flakes and ribbons) were observed by Transmission Electron Microscopy. X-ray results confirmed that the PbSe rock-salt crystalline structure was obtained for all of the prepared samples. The crystal size is in the order of 7.3 to 8.9 nm for single nanocrystals. The absorption spectra of the samples show exciton absorption bands at 1395 nm and 1660 nm. This material could be used to develop more advanced structures for thermoelectric generators.

Authors:
 [1]; ;  [2];  [3]
  1. Programa de Doctorado en Nanociencias y Nanotecnología, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional (Mexico)
  2. Departamento de Ingeniería Eléctrica, Sección de Electrónica del Estado Sólido, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional (Mexico)
  3. Departamento de Física, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Av. Instituto Politécnico Nacional, No. 2508, México D.F. C.P. 07360 (Mexico)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22581588
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Materials Research Bulletin; Journal Volume: 80; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2016 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; ABSORPTION SPECTRA; AMMONIUM HYDROXIDES; AQUEOUS SOLUTIONS; COPRECIPITATION; CRYSTAL STRUCTURE; CRYSTALS; LEAD NITRATES; LEAD SELENIDES; NANOPARTICLES; NANOSTRUCTURES; NITROGEN OXIDES; OPTICAL PROPERTIES; SYNTHESIS; THERMOELECTRIC GENERATORS; TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY; X-RAY DIFFRACTION

Citation Formats

Díaz-Torres, E., E-mail: ediaz@cinvestav.mx, Ortega-López, M., Matsumoto, Y., and Santoyo-Salazar, J. Simple synthesis of PbSe nanocrystals and their self-assembly into 2D ‘flakes’ and 1D ‘ribbons’ structures. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1016/J.MATERRESBULL.2016.03.035.
Díaz-Torres, E., E-mail: ediaz@cinvestav.mx, Ortega-López, M., Matsumoto, Y., & Santoyo-Salazar, J. Simple synthesis of PbSe nanocrystals and their self-assembly into 2D ‘flakes’ and 1D ‘ribbons’ structures. United States. doi:10.1016/J.MATERRESBULL.2016.03.035.
Díaz-Torres, E., E-mail: ediaz@cinvestav.mx, Ortega-López, M., Matsumoto, Y., and Santoyo-Salazar, J. 2016. "Simple synthesis of PbSe nanocrystals and their self-assembly into 2D ‘flakes’ and 1D ‘ribbons’ structures". United States. doi:10.1016/J.MATERRESBULL.2016.03.035.
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title = {Simple synthesis of PbSe nanocrystals and their self-assembly into 2D ‘flakes’ and 1D ‘ribbons’ structures},
author = {Díaz-Torres, E., E-mail: ediaz@cinvestav.mx and Ortega-López, M. and Matsumoto, Y. and Santoyo-Salazar, J.},
abstractNote = {Highlights: • PbSe is obtained in a simple way by the co-precipitation method at low-temperature. • The structural, morphological and optical properties of PbSe were studied. • Adding NH{sub 4}OH to the precursor solutions influences on the morphology. • 2D- and 1D-PbSe structures assemble by oriented attachment. • PbSe can be a potential candidate for thermoelectric applications. - Abstract: This work presents a simple and low-temperature method to prepare a variety of Lead selenide (PbSe) nanostructures, using aqueous solutions of Pb(NO{sub 3}){sub 2} and NaHSe. Nanostructures with different morphology were obtained by varying the Pb:Se molar ratio, as well as the mixing sequence of NH{sub 4}OH with either Pb(NO{sub 3}){sub 2} or NaHSe. Nanoparticles with different shapes (spherical and octahedral), and self-assembled structures (flakes and ribbons) were observed by Transmission Electron Microscopy. X-ray results confirmed that the PbSe rock-salt crystalline structure was obtained for all of the prepared samples. The crystal size is in the order of 7.3 to 8.9 nm for single nanocrystals. The absorption spectra of the samples show exciton absorption bands at 1395 nm and 1660 nm. This material could be used to develop more advanced structures for thermoelectric generators.},
doi = {10.1016/J.MATERRESBULL.2016.03.035},
journal = {Materials Research Bulletin},
number = ,
volume = 80,
place = {United States},
year = 2016,
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}
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