• A facile synthesis of ZnS nanocrystallites by pyrolysis of single molecule precursors, Zn (cinnamtscz)2 and ZnCl2 (cinnamtsczH)2

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      Nanocrystallites; zinc sulphide; thiosemicarbazones.

    • Abstract


      ZnS nanocrystallites were synthesised by pyrolysis method using Zn (cinnamtscz)2 and ZnCl2 (cinnamtsczH)2 (cinnamtsczH = cinnamaldehyde thiosemicarbazone) as single source precursors. The prepared ZnS nanocrystallites were characterized by powder X-ray diffraction (XRD), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), selected area electron diffraction, UV-Vis and fluorescence spectroscopy. The peak broadening in XRD and emission at shorter wavelength in fluorescence spectra showed the presence of nanocrystallites. The blue shift in UV-Vis absorption spectroscopy also proved the formation of nanocrystallites. TEM images show presence of plate-like and spherical ZnS nanoparticles obtained from Zn(cinnamtscz)2 and ZnCl2 (cinnamtsczH)2 respectively.

    • Author Affiliations


      Anil M Palve1 Shivram S Garje1

      1. Department of Chemistry, University of Mumbai, Vidyanagari, Santacruz (E), Mumbai 400 098, India
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  • Bulletin of Materials Science | News

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