Low temperature hydrothermal growth of aligned zinc oxide nanowires using FTO substrate

MANSOOR, HUSSAIN and MUHAMMAD, QUDDAMAH KHOKHAR and TAHIR, ZAIDI and TANVEER, ASHRAF and ZAHID, ALI (2017) Low temperature hydrothermal growth of aligned zinc oxide nanowires using FTO substrate. In: Sixth International Conference on Advances in Computing, Electronics and Communication - ACEC 2017, 09-10 December, 2017, Rome, Italy.

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Abstract

Zinc oxide nanowires have been mostly observed due to special material properties and showing special performance in photonic, electronics and optics. Aligned Zinc oxide nanowires were grown on FTO substrate by using the hydrothermal process. This growth technique is bottom up, low cost and easy. The seed layer is deposited onto the substrate by spin coating with low temperature and nanowires are affected by the thickness of seed layer. Afterwards, the nanowires were growing hydrothermally onto those seed layers. Different characterizations have been done in detail using X-ray Diffraction (XRD), Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), Raman spectroscopy and photoluminescence spectroscopy (PL). The SEM is used to relives the presence of nanowire with hexagonal shape in vertical direction. The XRD measurements show diffraction pattern of wurtzite structure.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ZnO, FTO, nanowires, hydrothermal growth
Depositing User: Mr. John Steve
Date Deposited: 10 Mar 2019 09:30
Last Modified: 10 Mar 2019 09:30
URI: http://publications.theired.org/id/eprint/287

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