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“Green” Synthesis of CdS nanoparticles and effect of capping agent concentration on crystallite size

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Physics, NIT, Kurukshetra–136119, INDIA
  • 2 Department of Biotechnology, Ch. Devi Lal University, Sirsa–125055, INDIA

Res.J.chem.sci., Volume 2, Issue (8), Pages 69-71, August,18 (2012)


In recent years, the synthesis of CdS nanoparticle has attained great attention due to its unique size dependent optical, catalytical and electrical properties. CdS nanoparticles are II-VI group semiconductor in nature with a wide band gap. Simple, non toxic and environmental friendly method of its production has been described here using glucose as passivator. Characterization has been done by using (XRD) X-Ray Diffraction and UV Visible Spectroscopy.


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