Shin, HS and Sohn, JI and Kim, DC and Huck, WT and Welland, ME and Choi, HC and Kang, DJ (2009) Density control of ZnO nanowires grown using Au-PMMA nanoparticles and their growth behavior. Nanotechnology, 20. 085601-.Full text not available from this repository.
Au nanoparticles stabilized by poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) were used as a catalyst to grow vertically aligned ZnO nanowires (NWs). The density of ZnO NWs with very uniform diameter was controlled by changing the concentration of Au-PMMA nanoparticles (NPs). The density was in direct proportion to the concentration of Au-PMMA NPs. Furthermore, the growth process of ZnO NWs using Au-PMMA NPs was systematically investigated through comparison with that using Au thin film as a catalyst. Au-PMMA NPs induced polyhedral-shaped bases of ZnO NWs separated from each other, while Au thin film formed a continuous network of bases of ZnO NWs. This approach provides a facile and cost-effective catalyst density control method, allowing us to grow high-quality vertically aligned ZnO NWs suitable for many viable applications.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Crystallization Gold Macromolecular Substances Materials Testing Molecular Conformation Nanostructures Nanotechnology Particle Size Polymethyl Methacrylate Surface Properties Zinc Oxide|
|Depositing User:||Cron Job|
|Date Deposited:||04 Nov 2011 15:48|
|Last Modified:||30 Dec 2013 01:24|
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