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Controlling Synthesis of BiIn Dendritic Nanocrystals by Solution Dispersion

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posted on 09.06.2004, 00:00 by Yanbao Zhao, Zhijun Zhang, Weimin Liu, Hongxin Dang, Qunji Xue
In this study, we report a novel and simple solution-phase route for one-dimensional metal nanocrystals. BiIn nanocrystals were prepared by directly dispersing melting BiIn alloy at an appropriate solvent. The as-obtained BiIn nanocrystals with a dendritic shape possess a good crystalline phase. The morphology of the nanocrystals can be greatly modified by changing the reaction parameters. This strong UV emission might arise from the quantum-confined In2O3 particles.