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Author Kwon, Soon Gu ♦ Hyeon, Taeghwan
Source World Health Organization (WHO)-Global Index Medicus
Content type Text
Publisher Wiley-VCH
File Format HTM / HTML
Language English
Difficulty Level Medium
Subject Domain (in DDC) Natural sciences & mathematics ♦ Life sciences; biology ♦ Physiology & related subjects ♦ Biochemistry ♦ Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Human physiology ♦ Agriculture & related technologies
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Physical Phenomena ♦ Chemical Phenomena ♦ Biological Sciences ♦ Natural Science Disciplines ♦ Physical Sciences ♦ Technology, Industry, and Agriculture ♦ Technology and Food and Beverages
Subject Keyword Discipline Nanotechnology ♦ Hot Temperature ♦ Nanoparticles ♦ Chemistry ♦ Nanotechnology ♦ Methods ♦ Particle Size ♦ Journal Article ♦ Review
Abstract Synthesis of uniform nanocrystals is very important because the size uniformity of an ensemble of nanocrystals is directly related to the homogeneity of their chemical and physical properties. Classical theory suggests that burst nucleation and diffusion-controlled growth are the most important factors for the control of the size distribution in colloidal synthesis. In the last two decades, the numerous reports on the synthesis of uniform nanocrystals have popularized two major synthetic methods, namely, hot-injection and heat-up, to obtain uniform nanocrystals of various materials including metals, semiconductors, and oxides. Mechanistic studies on how such uniform nanocrystals are obtained in those two methods are reviewed and theoretical explanations are provided in the current review.
Description Author Affiliation: Kwon SG ( National Creative Research Initiative Center for Oxide Nanocrystalline, Materials and World Class University program of Chemical, Convergence for Energy & Environment and School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, 151-744, Korea.)
ISSN 16136810
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Reading ♦ Research ♦ Self Learning
Interactivity Type Expositive
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2011-10-04
Publisher Place Germany
e-ISSN 16136829
Journal Small
Volume Number 7
Issue Number 19

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Source: WHO-Global Index Medicus