Engels, V and Rachamim, A and Dalal, SH and Pfaendler, SML and Geng, J and Berenguer-Murcia, A and Flewitt, AJ and Wheatley, AEH (2010) Nanoparticulate PdZn as a novel catalyst for ZnO nanowire growth. Nanoscale Research Letters, 5. pp. 904-907. ISSN 1931-7573Full text not available from this repository.
ZnO nanowires have been grown by chemical vapour deposition (CVD) using PdZn bimetallic nanoparticles to catalyse the process. Nanocatalyst particles with mean particle diameters of 2.6 ± 0.3 nm were shown to catalyse the growth process, displaying activities that compare well with those reported for sputtered systems. Since nanowire diameters are linked to catalyst morphology, the size-control we are able to exhibit during particle preparation represents an advantage over existing approaches in terms of controlling nanowire dimensions, which is necessary in order to utilize the nanowires for catalytic or electrical applications. © 2010 The Author(s).
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Catalysis Chemical vapour deposition Nanoparticles Nanowires Zinc oxide|
|Divisions:||Div B > Electronics, Power & Energy Conversion|
Div B > Solid State Electronics and Nanoscale Science
|Depositing User:||Cron Job|
|Date Deposited:||07 Mar 2014 11:43|
|Last Modified:||23 Jan 2015 19:35|