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Solvothermal synthesis of uniform bismuth nanospheres using poly(N-vinyl-2-pyrrolidone) as a reducing agent

Jiliang Wu1, Fan Qin1, Zhong Lu1, Hai-Jian Yang2 and Rong Chen1*

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1 Key Laboratory for Green Chemical Process of Ministry of Education and School of Chemical Engineering & Pharmacy, Wuhan Institute of Technology, Wuhan, 430073, P. R. China

2 Key Laboratory of Catalysis and Materials Science of the State Ethnic Affairs Commission & Ministry of Education, College of Chemistry and Materials Science, South-Central University for Nationalities, Wuhan, 430074, P. R. China

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Nanoscale Research Letters 2011, 6:66  doi:10.1186/1556-276X-6-66

Published: 12 January 2011

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Figure S1. EDX spectrum of bismuth nanospheres prepared in EG.

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Figure S2. XRD pattern of the white precipitation was calcined at 350°C for 90 min.

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Figure S3. XRD pattern of the white product obtained in EG in the absence of PVP.

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