Inside Cover: Large-Scale Synthesis of Ultrathin Bi2S3 Necklace Nanowires (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 20/2008)



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Ultrathin necklaces of Bi2S3 nanowires can be synthesized in solution on a gram scale and using cheap and non-air-sensitive reagents, as described by G. A. Ozin and co-workers in their Communication on page 3814 ff. Despite their small size, these nanostructures show quantum confinement effects never before observed in Bi2S3 at room temperature, and a semiconductivity which bodes well for their use in flexible electronics devices.