Low-Temperature Hydrothermal Synthesis of Zinc Oxide Structures on Glass, Silicon and Indium Tin Oxide Substrates

Low-Temperature Hydrothermal Synthesis of Zinc Oxide Structures on Glass, Silicon and Indium Tin Oxide Substrates

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Author(s): Gerrard Eddy Jai Poinern, Derek Fawcett

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Abstract

In this study, a low-temperature hydrothermal method is used to synthesize crystalline zinc oxide powders with various morphologies on glass, silicon and indium tin oxide substrates. The study found that each respective substrate produced a variation in the morphology of the zinc oxides produced at the reaction temperature of 90 ºC. The crystallinity and particle size of the zinc oxide structures on each substrate type was characterized using both X-ray diffraction and Field Emission Scanning Electron Microscopy.

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