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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 42, Issue 24, pp 9990–9994 | Cite as

Doughnut-shaped zinc oxide particles

  • Shriwas Ashtaputre
  • Sonali Marathe
  • Sulabha KulkarniEmail author
Article

Abstract

Zinc oxide doughnut-shaped particles were synthesized using a chemical route. A possible growth model has been proposed from a detailed experiment in which samples were picked from the reaction chamber at various time intervals and characterized using scanning electron microscopy (SEM). Particles were also characterized using X-ray diffraction (XRD) and X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS).

Keywords

Zinc Acetate Zinc Oxide Lower Heating Rate Zinc Oxide Particle Doughnut Shape 

Notes

Acknowledgements

This work was supported by DST, India and Volkswagenstiftung, Germany. SKK would like to thank UGC, India for financial support. SSA and SKM thank ISRO-DRDO, India.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shriwas Ashtaputre
    • 1
  • Sonali Marathe
    • 1
  • Sulabha Kulkarni
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.DST Unit on Nanoscience, Department of PhysicsUniversity of PunePuneIndia

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