Shape and size control of ZnO nanostructures via a simple solution route.
Journal Article (Journal Article)
ZnO nanostructures with different morphologies were synthesized by condensing the Zn(OH)4(2-) precursors under hydrothermal conditions in the presence of a surfactant, cetyltrimethylammonium bromide (CTAB). Shape and size control of ZnO nanostructures was achieved by relatively simple variations of molar ratio of CTAB to Zn(OH)4(2-). With a higher molar ratio, ZnO nanotubes were obtained, whereas with a lower molar ratio, ZnO nanorods were formed; furthermore, with a moderate w value, the coexistence of ZnO nanorods and nanotubes was also observed. The photoluminescence of ZnO nanorods and nanotubes was also investigated.
- Cao, M; Guo, C; Qi, Y; Hu, C; Wang, E
- September 2004
Volume / Issue
- 4 / 7
Start / End Page
- 829 - 832
International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
- United States