Document Type : Original Research Article


Farabi Research Center, Jam, Bushehr, Iran


A flexible polymer based on latex and CdTe Quantum Dots (QDs) is introduced here which shows color changing properties under UV light as the polymer is stretched. After synthesis of TGA-capped CdTe QDs with different sizes and emissions in the optimal conditions, the flexible polymer is synthesized and different colors such as green, pale green, white, and pale red were observed under UV light. The effective parameters of fluorescent QDs such as size, extinction coefficients, and concentrations were calculated by absorption and emission spectra.

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Synthesis of a fluorescent mechanochromic polymer based on TGA-capped CdTe Quantum Dots and liquid latex


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