University of Wisconsin–Madison

Synthesis of Cadmium Selenide Quantum Dot Nanoparticles

Procedure is based on E. M. Boatman, G. C. Lisensky, and K. J. Nordell, “A Safer, Easier, Faster Synthesis for CdSe Quantum Dot Nanocrystals,” J. Chem. Educ., 82, 1697-1699 (2005) and W. William Yu and Xiaogang Peng, “Formation of High Quality Semiconductor Nanocrystals in Non-Coordinating Solvents,” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 41, 2368-2370 (2002).