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Title: Synthesis, applications and potential photoluminescence mechanism of spectrally tunable carbon dots


Due to the prominent characteristics of carbon dots, such as inexpensive precursors, low toxicity, and intrinsic fluorescence, they are regarded as potential candidates to replace traditional quantum dots.

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  1. Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities, USA
  2. Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, USA
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Zhi, Bo, Yao, XiaoXiao, Cui, Yi, Orr, Galya, and Haynes, Christy L. Synthesis, applications and potential photoluminescence mechanism of spectrally tunable carbon dots. United Kingdom: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1039/C9NR05028K.
Zhi, Bo, Yao, XiaoXiao, Cui, Yi, Orr, Galya, & Haynes, Christy L. Synthesis, applications and potential photoluminescence mechanism of spectrally tunable carbon dots. United Kingdom.
Zhi, Bo, Yao, XiaoXiao, Cui, Yi, Orr, Galya, and Haynes, Christy L. Thu . "Synthesis, applications and potential photoluminescence mechanism of spectrally tunable carbon dots". United Kingdom.
title = {Synthesis, applications and potential photoluminescence mechanism of spectrally tunable carbon dots},
author = {Zhi, Bo and Yao, XiaoXiao and Cui, Yi and Orr, Galya and Haynes, Christy L.},
abstractNote = {Due to the prominent characteristics of carbon dots, such as inexpensive precursors, low toxicity, and intrinsic fluorescence, they are regarded as potential candidates to replace traditional quantum dots.},
doi = {10.1039/C9NR05028K},
journal = {Nanoscale},
number = 43,
volume = 11,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2019},
month = {11}

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