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1st Edition

ZnO Nanostructures and Their Applications

Edited By

Sun Xiaowei


Yi Yang

ISBN 9789814267465
Published November 11, 2011 by Jenny Stanford Publishing
284 Pages 42 Color & 76 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book focuses on the various functional properties and potential applications of one-dimensional ZnO nanostructures, from basic principles to our most recent discoveries. It comprises experimental analysis of various properties of ZnO nanostructures, preparation techniques, research methods, and some promising applications. The areas of focus include ZnO-based gas/biochemical sensing devices, field emitters, solar cells, light-emitting diodes, e-papers, and single-nanowire-based transistors.

Table of Contents

    Exciton-Related Phenomena of ZnO at Nanoscale
    Excitonic Lasing from ZnO Nanostructures
    ZnO Nanorod Homojunction Light-Emitting Diodes
    Field Emission from ZnO Nanostructures
    Application in Electronic Papers
    Application in Gas Sensors
    Application in Biosensors
    Application in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells
    Applications in Transistors
    Concluding Remarks

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    "This is a concise, well-written, and well-illustrated book on the fundamentals of and the latest development of the technological applications of ZnO nanostructures. It is based on the authors' excellent work as well as over 450 major literature references. The book is a must-read for students and researchers involved in photovoltaics, (opto)nanoelectronics, and sensing devices."
    —Prof. Lionel Vayssieres - National Institute for Materials Science, Japan