Synthesis and surface chemistry of high quality wurtzite and kesterite Cu2ZnSnS4 nanocrystals using tin(II) 2-ethylhexanoate as a new tin source.

Author(s) Gabka, G.; Bujak, P.; Gryszel, M.; Ostrowski, A.; Malinowska, K.; Zukowska, G.Z.; Agnese, F.; Pron, A.; Reiss, P.
Journal Chem Commun (Camb)
Date Published 2015 Aug 21

A novel synthesis method for the preparation of Cu2ZnSnS4 nanocrystals is presented using a liquid precursor of tin, namely tin(II) 2-ethylhexanoate, which yields small and nearly monodisperse NCs either in the kesterite or in the wurtzite phase depending on the sulfur source (elemental sulfur in oleylamine vs. dodecanethiol).

DOI 10.1039/c5cc04151a
ISSN 1364-548X
Citation Chem Commun (Camb). 2015;51(65):129858.

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