Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home

Influence of Annealing Treatment on the Structural and Optical Properties of ZnO Nanorods

  • Sharul Ashikin Kamaruddin (a1) (a2), Kah-Yoong Chan (a2), Mohd Zainizan Sahdan (a1) (a3), Dietmar Knipp (a4), Mohamad Rusop (a3) and Hashim Saim (a1)...

Abstract

Zinc oxide (ZnO) is an emerging optoelectronic material in large area electronic applications due to its various functional behaviors. We report on the fabrication and the characterization of ZnO nanorods. The ZnO nanorods were synthesized using sol-gel hydrothermal technique on oxidized silicon substrates. Different annealing temperatures were explored in the sol-gel hydrothermal synthesis of the ZnO nanorods. In order to investigate the structural properties, the ZnO nanorods were measured using X-ray diffractometer (XRD). The optical properties were measured using ultraviolet-visible (UV-Vis) spectroscopy. The influence of the annealing treatment on the structural and optical properties of the ZnO nanorods will be revealed and discussed in this paper.

Copyright

References

Hide All
[1] Bae, C. H., Park, S. M., Ahn, S.-E., Oh, D.-J., Kim, G. T., Ha, J. S., Sol-gel synthesis of sub-50 nm ZnO nanowires on pulse laser deposited ZnO thin films, Applied Surface Science 253 (2006) 17581761.
[2] Zhong, H., Wang, J., Pan, M., Wang, S., Li, Z., Xu, W., Chen, X., Lu, W., Preparation and photoluminescence of ZnO nanorods, Materials Chemistry and Physics 97 (2006) 390393.
[3] Heo, Y. W., Tien, L. C., Norton, D. P., Kang, B. S., Ren, F., Gila, B. P., Pearton, S. J., Electrical transport properties of single ZnO nanorods, Applied Physics Letters 85 (2004) 20022004.
[4] Pal, U., Serrano, J. Garcia, Santiago, P., Xiong, G., Ucer, K. B., Williams, R. T., Synthesis and optical properties of ZnO nanostructures with different morphologies, Optical Materials 29 (2006) 6569.
[5] Ellmer, K., Klein, A., Rech, B., Transparent Conductive Zinc Oxide: Basics and Applications in Thin Film Solar Cells, Springer Series in Materials Science 104, published by Springer, Berlin, Germany (2008).
[6] Domaradzki, J., Borkowska, A., Kaczmarek, D., Podhorodecki, A., Misiewicz, J., Influence of post annealing on optical and structural properties of Eu And Pd-doped Tio2 thin films, Optica Applicata, XXXVII, (2007) 12.
[7] Lee, Y.-C., Hu, S.-Y., Water, W., Tiong, K.-K., Feng, Z.-C., Chen, Y.-T., Huang, J.-C., Lee, J.-W., Huang, C.-C., Shen, J.-L., Cheng, M.-H., Rapid thermal annealing effects on the structural and optical properties of Zno films deposited on Si substrates, Journal of Luminescence 129 (2009) 148152.
[8] Chevallier, P., Turgeon, S., Horny, P., Holvoet, S., Mantovani, D., Influence of post-treatment on fluorocarbon film composition analysed by polarised nexafs, Activity Report (2008) 6668.
[9] M. Z Sahdan, , Kamaruddin, S. A., Mamat, M. H., Khusaimi, Z., Saim, H., Noor, U. M., Rusop, M., The effects of SiO2 thickness on the nucleation and growth of ZnO nanostructures, Trans. Material Research Society Japan 30 (2008).
[10] Liao, H., Wen, W., Wong, G. K. L., Yang, G., Optical nonlinearity of nanocrystalline Au_ZnO composite films, Optics Letters 28 (2003) 17901792.
[11] Sahdan, M. Z., Kamaruddin, S. A., Mamat, M. H., Amizam, S., Rafaie, H. A., Khusaimi, Z., Saim, H., Ahmed, A. Z., Abdullah, S., Noor, U. M., Rusop, M., Nucleation and growth of chrysanthemum-like zinc oxide crystals using silicon dioxide, Materials Research Innovations 13 (3) (2009) 139141.
[12] Qiu, Y. J., Yu, J., Zhou, X. S., Tan, C. L., Yin, J., Synthesis of porous NiO and ZnO submicroand nanofibers from electrospun polymer fiber templates, Nanoscale Research Letters 4 (2009) 173177.
[13] Sahdan, M. Z., Kamaruddin, S. A., Mamat, M. H., Amizam, S., Rafaie, H. A., Khusaimi, Z., Saim, H., Ahmed, A. Z., Abdullah, S., Noor, U. M., Rusop, M., Effect of pH value on physical and optical properties of zinc oxide nanostructures, Materials Research Innovations 13 (3) (2009) 176178.
[14] Zhao, X. Q., Kim, C. R., Lee, J. Y., Shin, C. M., Heo, J. H., Leem, J. Y., Ryu, H., Chang, J. H., Lee, H. C., Son, C. S., Shin, B. C., Lee, W. J., Jung, W. G., Tan, S. T., Zhao, J. L., Sun, X. W., Effects of thermal annealing temperature and duration on hydrothermally grown ZnO nanorod arrays, Applied Surface Science 255 (2009) 58615865.
[15] Cheng, J. P., Zhang, Y. J., Guo, R. Y., ZnO microtube ultraviolet detectors, Journal of Crystal Growth 310 (2008) 5761.
[16] Bacaksiz, E., Yılmaz, S., Parlak, M., Varilci, A., Altunbas, M., Effects of annealing temperature on the structural and optical properties of ZnO hexagonal pyramids, Journal of Alloys and Compounds 478 (2009) 367370.

Keywords

Influence of Annealing Treatment on the Structural and Optical Properties of ZnO Nanorods

  • Sharul Ashikin Kamaruddin (a1) (a2), Kah-Yoong Chan (a2), Mohd Zainizan Sahdan (a1) (a3), Dietmar Knipp (a4), Mohamad Rusop (a3) and Hashim Saim (a1)...

Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed