Ultra-Fine ZnO Nanobelts and their Photoluminescence Emission

Abstract

Ultra-Fine ZnO nanobelts are grown via thermal evaporation and condensation method without the use of any catalyst on the substrates. These nanobelts have an average width of about 5.8 nm. Photoluminescence spectra reveal that there is a blue shift in the near band edge ultra violet emission from 381 nm to 367 nm equal to 124 meV. These ultra-fine nanobelts have been studied for size induced optical and electrical properties.

This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution.

References

  1. 1.

    M. Morales, C. M. Lieber, Science 1998,279,208.

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

  2. 2.

    G. Fasol, Science 1996 272, 1751.

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

  3. 3.

    Y.Wu, H Yan, P.yang, Chem. Eur. J. 2002, 8, 1260.

  4. 4.

    D. P Yu, C. S. Lee, I. Bello, X. S. Sun, Y. H. Tang, G.W. Zhou, Z. G. Bai, Z.Zhang, S. Q. Feng, Solid State Commun. 1998, 105, 403.

  5. 5.

    P. Yang, H. Yan, S .Mao, R. Russo, J Johnson, R. Saykally, N. Morris, J Phan, R He, an H, J, Choi Adv. Funct. Mater. 2002 12, 322.

  6. 6.

    J. Hu,M. Ouyang, P. Yang,C. M.Lieber, Nature1994,4,399.

  7. 7.

    X. Duan,Y. Huang,Y. Cui,J.Wang, C.M. Lieber, Nature 2001, 409, 66.

  8. 8.

    X. Chen, J Xu, R. M Wang and Dapeng Yu, Adv Mater. 2003, 15, 419.

  9. 9.

    Y. Huang, X.F. Duan, Y. Cui, J. Lauhon, K.-H. Kim, C.M. Lieber, Science 2001, 294, 1313.

  10. 10.

    M.H. Huang, S. Mao, H. Feick, H. Yan, Y. Wu, H. Kind, E. Weber, R.Ruso, P.Yang, Science 2001, 292, 1897.

  11. 11.

    G. S.Cheng,L.D.Zhang,Y.Zhu,G. T.Fei,L.Li,C. M.Mo,Y.Q.Mao, Apl. Phys. Let. 1999, 75, 2455.

  12. 12.

    filmy.G Wang, S.P Lau, X.H Zhang, H.H, Hng, H.W.Lee, S.F.Lee, S.F.Yu and B.K Tay, J. crystal growth 2003, 259, 335.

  13. 13.

    Gudiksen,M. S.; Wang,J.; Lieber,C. M. J.Phys. Chem. B 2001, 105, 4062.

  14. 14.

    Ma, D.D. D.; Le, C. S.; Au, F. C. K.; Tong, S. Y.; Le, S. T. Science 2003, 299, 1874.

  15. 15.

    X. Wang, Y. Ding, C. J. Summer, and Z. L. Wang, J. Phys. Chem. B 2004,108, 8773.

    CAS  Article  Google Scholar 

Download references

Author information

Affiliations

Authors

Corresponding author

Correspondence to Aurangzeb Khan.

Rights and permissions

Reprints and Permissions

About this article

Cite this article

Khan, A., Kordesch, M.E. Ultra-Fine ZnO Nanobelts and their Photoluminescence Emission. MRS Online Proceedings Library 872, 1816 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1557/PROC-872-J18.16

Download citation