1st Edition

ZnO Nanostructures and Their Applications

Edited By Sun Xiaowei, Yi Yang Copyright 2012
    284 Pages 42 Color & 76 B/W Illustrations
    by Jenny Stanford Publishing

    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.

      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


      Sun Xiaowei, Yi Yang

      "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