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    • Keywords


      CdS–ZnS core–shell; pH effect; optical response.

    • Abstract


      The novel CdS–ZnS core–shell nanoparticles are synthesized using simple one-step aqueous chemical approach. 3-mercaptopropionic acid (MPA) was used as the capping molecule. The structural and optical properties of the prepared samples are characterized by X-ray diffraction (XRD), UV–vis absorption spectroscopy, photoluminescence (PL) spectroscopy, energy-dispersive X-ray (EDX) and transition electron microscopy (TEM). The studies show that pH contributed noticeably to the growth and optical properties of nanoparticles. The TEM results indicate that the prepared particles have core–shell structure.

    • Author Affiliations


      Atefeh Emamdoust1 Saber Farjami Shayesteh1 Maziyar Marandi2

      1. Nanostructure Lab, Department of Physics, University of Guilan, Guilan, Iran
      2. Department of Physics, Arak University, Arak, Iran
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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