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Controlled growth of zinc oxide nanorods by aqueous-solution method

Khusaimi, Z. and Amizam, S. and Mamat, M. H. and Sahdan, M. Z. and Ahmad, M. K. and Abdullah, N. and Rusop, M. (2010) Controlled growth of zinc oxide nanorods by aqueous-solution method. Synthesis and Reactivity in Inorganic, Metal-Organic, and Nano-Metal Chemistry, 40. pp. 190-194. ISSN 15533182

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Abstract

The controlled growth of zinc oxide nanorods in aqueoussolution is reported. Zinc oxide (ZnO) micro- and nano-rods were successfully prepared on gold-seeded Si substrates in aqueous solution containing 1:1 ratio of varying concentrations of zinc nitrate hexahydrate (Zn(NO3)2.6H2O) and hexamethylenetetramine (HMTA) (C6H12N4). The ZnO rods were characterized by scanning electron microscopy, X-ray diffraction and photoluminescence (PL) spectroscopy. A unique evolution of size and growth orientation is directly affected by the change in concentration of Zn2+ solution. The mechanism of growth governed by HMTA and chemical equations are suggested.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aqueous-solution method; controlled growth; growth mechanism; photoluminescence; ZnO nanorods
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions: Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering > Department of Electronic Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2018 03:33
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:33
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/9632
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