Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 824179, 4 pages
Synthesis of PVP-Capped Au-CdSe Hybrid Nanoparticles
Department of Chemistry, University of Zululand, Private Bag X 1001, Kwadlangezwa 3886, South Africa
Received 8 August 2012; Accepted 30 August 2012
Academic Editors: H.-P. Li and H.-E. Schaefer
Copyright © 2012 M. M. Chili et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
We report the synthesis of PVP-capped Au-CdSe hybrid nanostructures synthesized using the UV-irradiation method. The high resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM) and powder X-ray diffraction (XRD) studies confirm the presence of the hybrid gold and CdSe nanoparticles.