Strongly tricolor-emitting carbon dots synthesized by a combined aging–annealing route and their bio-application

Ya Peng, Xinyan Zhou, Nannan Zheng, Lingyu Wang, Xingping Zhou
2017 RSC Advances  
A novel way has been established to make the FCDs with a very high QY, high stability, low cell cytotoxicity, and outstanding performance as a fluorescence probe.
doi:10.1039/c7ra10471e fatcat:swcv26pid5aarmqwmbms7dk7wa