Growth and Improvement of ZnO Nanostructure Using Aged Solution by Flow Coating Process


ZnO nanostructures were prepared on corning glass substrate by flow coating process with different annealing temperature from 100?C to 600?C. Fresh and two days aged solutions were used to investigate the growth behavior and to evaluate the nanostructure of ZnO. The effect of preparation conditions on the deposition of ZnO nanostructure was investigated by scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD), Raman, and photoluminescence spectroscopy (PL). The results indicated that the solution aging condition and annealing temperature have a strong influence on the morphology and structural properties of the ZnO nanostructure. The solution aged after two days shows the different morphologies compared with the freshly prepared solution.

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K. Uma, S. Ananthakumar, R. Mangalaraja, T. Soga and T. Jimbo, "Growth and Improvement of ZnO Nanostructure Using Aged Solution by Flow Coating Process," Advances in Materials Physics and Chemistry, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2013, pp. 194-200. doi: 10.4236/ampc.2013.33028.

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