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Table 2 Band gap energies of "bulk" CdS and lamellar CdS/surfactant nanocomposites synthesised for this work

From: Semiconducting properties of layered cadmium sulphide-based hybrid nanocomposites

Compound Sulphur content (%) Eg ± 0.01 (eV)
CdS "bulk" (control sample) - 2.34 (theoretical value, 2.42) [19]
Cd1S0.54X2.58(OH)0.24(C19H42N)1.9·6.3H2O 6.62 2.44
Cd1S0.93X2.25(OH)0.09(C19H42N)2.2·2.9H2O 8.03 2.47
Cd1S0.95X1.7(OH)0.05(C19H42N)1.65·3.6H2O 9.21 2.46
Cd1S0.95X0.74(OH)0.09(C19H42N)0.73·0.8H2O 9.36 2.39
Cd1S0.99X0.18(C19H42N)0.16 12.51 2.56
Cd1S0.58X1.49(OH)0.29(C21H46N)0.94·4.6H2O 6.96 2.49
Cd1S0.62X0.99(OH)0.32(C21H46N)0.55·1.9H2O 7.54 2.50
Cd1S0.71X0.83(OH)0.22(C21H46N)0.47·2.1H2O 8.97 2.51
Cd1S0.73X0.79(OH)0.21(C21H46N)0.46·0.9H2O 9.79 2.46
Cd1S0.97X0.51(OH)0.08(C21H46N)0.53·1.6H2O 10.00 2.47