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Frontiers of Optoelectronics

Front. Optoelectron.    2014, Vol. 7 Issue (4) : 509-512     DOI: 10.1007/s12200-014-0400-z
Preparation and characterization of high uniformity zinc oxide nanosheets
Xiaoyan LI1,2,Pei LIANG2,*(),Le WANG2,Feihong YU1
1. State Key Laboratory of Modern Optical Instrumentation, Department of Optical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310027, China
2. College of Optical and Electronic Technology, China Jiliang University, Hangzhou 310018, China
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This paper reports a synthesis of zinc oxide (ZnO) nanosheets by hydrothermal method. ZnO nanosheets on Al substrate were generated by hydrothermal synthesis with zinc nitrate hexahydrate (Zn(NO3)2·6H2O) and hexamethylenetetramine (HMT) as a research system, which were controlled conditions of the reaction. The energy dispersive spectroscopy (EDS), scanning electron microscope (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) images were achieved to determine the characterization of ZnO nanosheets. The diameter of ZnO nanofilm was from 0.5 to 1 μm, and its thickness ranged from 30 to 50 nm.

Keywords hydrothermal method      zinc oxide (ZnO)      nanosheets     
Corresponding Authors: Pei LIANG   
Online First Date: 10 April 2014    Issue Date: 12 December 2014
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Xiaoyan LI,Pei LIANG,Le WANG, et al. Preparation and characterization of high uniformity zinc oxide nanosheets[J]. Front. Optoelectron., 2014, 7(4): 509-512.
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Fig.1  SEM images of nanostructured ZnO nanosheets. (a) Magnification: 2000; (b) magnification 30000
Fig.2  EDS spectrum of synthesized ZnO nanosheets by simple hydrothermal process
Fig.3  Typical (a), (b) low-magnification and (c) high-resolution TEM images of synthesized ZnO nanosheets by simple hydrothermal process
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