Ag2Te - Urban Method

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Chemical List

Dodecanethiol (Sigma-Aldrich)
Silver nitrate (Sigma-Aldrich)
Tri-n-octylphosphine (Sigma)
Tellurium shot (Sigma)
DI water
Toluene
Ethanol
Hexane

Equipment List

Stir plate
Temperature controller with heating mantle
Schlenk line with nitrogen (or argon) flow and vacuum
25mL round bottom flask
Teflon stir bar
Centrifuge tubes for cleaning
Balance
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