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790192

Sigma-Aldrich

CdSe/ZnS core-shell type quantum dots

stabilized with octadecylamine ligands, fluorescence λem 620 nm, solid

Synonym(s):
Artificial atoms, QDs, Fluorescent nanocrystals
Linear Formula:
CdSe/ZnS
NACRES:
NA.23

Quality Level

form

solid

fluorescence

λem 620 nm

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Application

CdSe/ZnS core/shell nanocrystals in solid form are highly purified quantum dots. They can be dispersed in most non-polar organic solvents such as toluene, chloroform, hexane, etc. With very low organic impurity, these quantum dots are specifically designed as emitters for optoelectronic applications such as display and solid state lighting.

Protocol to make QD solutions (dispersing QDs into solutions):

1. Weigh desired amount of the quantum dot powder and put it in a glass vial;
2. Add desired amount of the solvent, i.e. toluene, chloroform, hexane, etc. (mostly non-polar organic solvents) in the vial and shake the vial;
3. If there is any solid left in the vial after shaking, sonicate the vial for 30~60 seconds to get the quantum dot powder well dispersed. If required dilute the solution further.

Material has a shelf life of around 3 years if stored properly. Store at room temperature (4-25 °C); do not freeze. Should not be exposed to extreme temperatures.

Packaging

10, 25 mg in glass bottle

Legal Information

Product of Ocean Nanotech, LLC

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Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Aquatic Acute 1 - Aquatic Chronic 1 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT RE 2 - STOT RE 2 Oral

Supplementary Hazards

Storage Class Code

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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  5. What is the particle size and shell size for product 790192, CdSe/ZnS core-shell quantum dots?

    The particle size of the core and shell is about 8 nm and that of the surface ligand is 2 nm. 

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