Thongtem, Titipun and Phuruangrat, Anukorn and Thongtem, Somchai (2009) Effect of basicity on the morphologies of ZnO produced using a sonochemical method. Current Applied Physics, 9 (Issue 3, Supplement 1). s197-s200. ISSN 1567-1739
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Wurtzite ZnO was produced by the sonochemical reactions of 0.005 mol Zn(NO3)2 and different moles of NaOH in de-ionized water. The phase was characterized using X-ray diffraction (XRD) and selected area electron diffraction (SAED). A Raman peak was clearly detected at 435 cm−1. The SAED patterns were in accordance with those of the simulation. Scanning and transmission electron microscopies (SEM and TEM) revealed the presence of 72 ± 17 nm nano-particles, and nano-plates and spear-shaped particles in flower-like clusters, influenced by basicity conditions. By using high-resolution TEM (HRTEM), a spear was observed growing in the [0 0 1] direction normal to its (0 0 2) plane.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Sonochemical method; Nano-structured ZnO|
|Subjects:||Material Science > Nanostructured materials|
|Deposited On:||27 Nov 2009 14:50|
|Last Modified:||27 Nov 2009 14:50|
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