Prakash, G. Vijaya and Pradeesh, K and Kumar, Ashwani and Kumar, Rajesh and Rao, S. Venugopal and Markham, M. L. and Baumberg, J. J. (2008) Fabrication and optoelectronic characterisation of ZnO photonic structures. Materials Letters, 62 (8-9). 1183 - 1186.
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Zinc oxide (ZnO) is recognised as a potential II–VI photonic semiconductor and wavelength-scale ordered patterning of such material helps favourably in tailoring the photonic properties. Here we present two novel approaches for fabricating ZnO photonic structures, namely, via a synthetic route and via electrochemical deposition. We demonstrate fabrication of well-ordered mesa and microphotonic structures from self-assembly of template-assisted electrochemical deposition. We have explored various aspects of the fabrication techniques for achieving an optimized performance. Several optical, electrical and structural techniques are used to highlight the potential utility of these ZnO photonic structures. Our results suggest that these structures show promise in many novel photonic applications.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Optical materials and properties; Microstructure; Semiconductors, ZnO nano and mesophotonic structure|
|Subjects:||Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools|
Material Science > Nanostructured materials
|Deposited On:||10 Feb 2010 09:08|
|Last Modified:||10 Feb 2010 09:08|
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