Microwave Assisted Synthesis of Highly Luminescent ZnS Nanostructures Using Zinc Dithiocarbazic Complex Chemical Route

  • Ranjana Sharma
  • Bhoop Singh
  • Vijay Kumar
  • Y. C. Goswami
  • Rajeev Singh
  • D. Kumar
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 166)


Bis(parahydroxyacetophenonebenzyldithiocarbazate) zinc(II) and bis(acetophenonebenzyldithiocarbazate) zinc(II) complexes have been synthesized. Zinc sulphide nanostructures were obtained from both complexes at different deposition temperatures using microwave assisted chemical route. The surface morphology of as-prepared ZnS nanoparticles were obtained using X-ray diffraction (XRD), transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and high transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM). Particles with spherical shape are shown in the TEM images of these samples. The optical properties of the particles studied by UV–Vis and photoluminescence (PL) spectroscopy showed evidence of quantum confinement.


Schiff Base Zinc Sulphide Benzyl Chloride Alcohol Water Alcohol Water Mixture 
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The authors are thankful to MPCST for funding this work.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ranjana Sharma
    • 1
  • Bhoop Singh
    • 1
  • Vijay Kumar
    • 2
  • Y. C. Goswami
    • 2
  • Rajeev Singh
    • 1
  • D. Kumar
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Chemistry and Environmental ScienceITM-GOIGwaliorIndia
  2. 2.School of Physical SciencesITM UniversityGwaliorIndia
  3. 3.PG Department of ChemistrySMS Govt Science CollegeGwaliorIndia

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