Figure 3.

Schematic figure of the oxidation process and surface modification with n-butylamine. (a) The synthesized nanocrystal covered with linoleic acid, (b) loss of organic ligands during surface oxidation, and (c) surface modification with n-butylamine.

Lee et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:672   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-672
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