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Method for preparing anisotropic particles and devices thereof
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2010 (English)Patent (Other (popular science, discussion, etc.))
Abstract [en]

The invention provides a simple and cost-effective method for preparing particles such as anisotropic semiconductor nanoparticles (e.g. CdS) and devices thereof. The method comprises (i) dispersing at least part of particle-forming reactants in a self-organized medium such as surfactant-aqueous solution system, and (ii) conducting a particle-forming reaction using the particle-forming reactants dispersed in the self-organized medium under shear condition to form the particles. The anisotropic property of the particles is controlled at least partially by the shear condition. The invention may be used to prepare quantum dots in a liquid crystal, and various devices such as nonlinear optics, optoelectronic devices, and solar cells, among others.

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Quantum dot, Liquid crystal
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Nano Technology Chemical Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-182987OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-182987DiVA: diva2:561626
US 20100158790 (2010-06-24)
Available from: 2012-10-19 Created: 2012-10-19

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