Molten-droplet synthesis of composite CdSe hollow nanoparticles

@article{Gullapalli2012MoltendropletSO,
  title={Molten-droplet synthesis of composite CdSe hollow nanoparticles},
  author={Sravani Gullapalli and Jason M Grider and Hitesh G. Bagaria and Kyu-Sung Lee and Minjung Cho and Vicki L. Colvin and Ghassan E Jabbour and Michael S. Wong},
  journal={Nanotechnology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23}
}
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