Ultra-Fine ZnO Nanobelts and their Photoluminescence Emission


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.

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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

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