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Method for the formation of PbSe nanowires in non-coordinating solvent

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NRL

This disclosure concerns a method of making nanowires in a single flask and in non-coordinating solvent involving the reaction of PbO with oleic acid to produce Pb oleate, heating the Pb oleate to a preferred temperature with additional coordinating ligands, injecting a solution of Se to produce a second solution, heating the second solution, and maintaining the temperature, resulting in nucleation and growth of PbSe nanowires.

Inventors: 
Foos, Edward E.
Patent Number: 
Technical domain: 
Materials and Coatings
FIle Date: 
2011-04-15
Grant Date: 
2015-06-30
Grant time: 
1,537 days
Grant time percentile rank: 
28
Claim count percentile rank: 
3
Citations percentile rank: 
1
'Cited by' percentile rank: 
1
Assignee: 
US NAVY