Synthesis and characterization of quantum dot superlattices

M. José-Yacamán, C. Gutiérrez-Wing, P. Santiago, J. A. Ascencio, A. Camacho

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Gold nanoparticles have been synthesized using n-alkylthiol molecules as a passivating agent. By fixing the length of the thiol chain, it is possible to produce nanocrystal arrays, such as 1D chains, 2D arrays of chains, and 3D crystals.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)64-69
Number of pages6
JournalMicroscopy and Microanalysis
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes


  • Characterization
  • Quantum dot superlattices
  • Synthesis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation


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