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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 280216, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/280216
Research Article

Simple Synthesis of Flower-Like Structures and Their Use as Templates to Prepare CuS Particles

State Key Laboratory of Silicon Materials, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China

Received 31 May 2010; Revised 2 August 2010; Accepted 6 September 2010

Academic Editor: Quanqin Dai

Copyright © 2011 Xia Sheng 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.

Abstract

Flower-like structure particles are prepared by a simple and rapid method. The reaction proceeds in a polyalcohol system without using any complex precursors. The phase and morphology of the are investigated. Furthermore, flower-like structure CuS particles are synthesized via the reaction of ions with the obtained as templates. Both the and CuS particles can be used in preparing compound solar cell material .