Shape control of CdSe nanocrystals

@article{Peng2000ShapeCO,
  title={Shape control of CdSe nanocrystals},
  author={Xiaogang Peng and Liberato Manna and Weidong Yang and Juanita Wickham and Erik C. Scher and Andreas V. Kadavanich and A. Paul Alivisatos},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2000},
  volume={404},
  pages={59-61}
}
Nanometre-size inorganic dots, tubes and wires exhibit a wide range of electrical and optical properties that depend sensitively on both size and shape, and are of both fundamental and technological interest. In contrast to the syntheses of zero-dimensional systems, existing preparations of one-dimensional systems often yield networks of tubes or rods which are difficult to separate. And, in the case of optically active II–VI and III–V semiconductors, the resulting rod diameters are too large… 
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