Temperature dependent growth of cadmium(II) oxide nanocrystals: studies on morphology based optical, electrical and dielectric properties

  • Shyamapada Shit
  • Animesh Layek


Nanocrystalline cadmium(II) oxide were obtained by calcining a hydrated cadmium-organic hybrid precursor, (C10H2O8)Cd2·xH2O, obtained by a chemical reduction method using cadmium acetate dihydrate, 1,2,4,5-benzenetetracarboxylic acid, and triethylamine. Calcined CdO at different temperature possess different morphology, revealed by field emission scanning electron microscope analysis. In this article, the photosensitivity, dielectric behavior, frequency dependant loss-tangent and complex impedance spectra of the morphology driven CdO nanoparticles were studied aptly.


Acetate Dihydrate Chemical Reduction Method Conditional Temperature Complex Impedance Spectrum Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopic Analysis 
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S. Shit gratefully acknowledges University Grants Commission, New Delhi, India for financial assistance [Minor Research Project No. F. PSW-65/12-13 (ERO)]. Authors acknowledge the Department of Physics, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India for technical support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of ChemistryJalpaiguri Government Engineering CollegeJalpaiguriIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsBejoy Narayan MahavidyalayaItachuna, HooghlyIndia

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