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Title: Metal halide solid-state surface treatment for nanocrystal materials

Abstract

Methods of treating nanocrystal and/or quantum dot devices are described. The methods include contacting the nanocrystals and/or quantum dots with a solution including metal ions and halogen ions, such that the solution displaces native ligands present on the surface of the nanocrystals and/or quantum dots via ligand exchange.

Inventors:
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Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1248864
Patent Number(s):
9324562
Application Number:
14/939,928
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2015 Nov 12
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY

Citation Formats

Luther, Joseph M., Crisp, Ryan, and Beard, Matthew C.. Metal halide solid-state surface treatment for nanocrystal materials. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Luther, Joseph M., Crisp, Ryan, & Beard, Matthew C.. Metal halide solid-state surface treatment for nanocrystal materials. United States.
Luther, Joseph M., Crisp, Ryan, and Beard, Matthew C.. Tue . "Metal halide solid-state surface treatment for nanocrystal materials". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1248864.
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