Observation of a ternary nanocrystal superlattice and its structural characterization by electron tomography

Wiel H. Evers, Heiner Friedrich, Laura Filion, Marjolein Dijkstra, Daniel Vanmaekelbergh

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Abstract

Three's company: The first genuine ternary colloidal crystal (see picture) is composed of PbSe nanocrystals of two different diameters (blue and green) and of CdSe nanocrystals (red). Electron tomography shows that the superlattice is isostructural with the atomic lattice AIMgB4.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)9655-9657
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie - International Edition
Volume48
Issue number51
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 14 Dec 2009

Keywords

  • Nanoparticles
  • Quantum dots
  • Self-assembly
  • Superlattices
  • Ternary systems

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