Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 ( 2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
1. Thermoelectric Properties of ZrxInxZn1-xO1-δ Thin Films

Prasoon Prasannan; N.K. Deepak; P. Jayaram

Volume 12, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 1-4

  The variation of thermoelectric properties of Zr2O3-In2O3-ZnO film system is reported here. The films are fabricated in a chemical composition satisfies the relation ZrxInxZn1-xO1-δ, (0.01≥ x ≥ 0.04), through spray pyrolysis technique. XRD analysis shows a switching of preferred crystal growth ...  Read More

2. Photocatalytic ZnO based PES Membranes for AOP Water Treatments under UV and Sunlight

Giulia Ognibene; Gianluca Cicala;Maria Elena Fragalà

Volume 10, Issue 11 , November 2019, , Pages 793-796

  ZnO nanorods (ZnO) are grown by Chemical Bath Deposition on microfiltration polyetheresulphone (PES) water membranes in order to combine photocatalytic properties of zinc oxide to adsorption properties of membranes. Degradation of a model dye (methylene blue, MB) dispersed in water is promoted by exposition ...  Read More

3. Low temperature processed efficient and stable perovskite solar cell

Ashraf Uddin; Md Arafat Mahmud; Naveen Kumar Elumalai; Mushfika Baishakhi Upama; Dian Wang; Faiazul Haque; Cheng Xu

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, , Pages 98-106

  MA0.6FA0.4PbI3 material based efficient and stable perovskite solar cells (PSCs) are fabricated by electron transport layer (ETL) interfacial modification. The highest power conversion efficiency (PCE) of device was ~ 17%. Cesium acetate and cesium carbonate were used with low temperature processed sol-gel ...  Read More

4. Development of anti-bio deteriorate sustainable geopolymer by SiO2 NPs decorated ZnO NRs 

Manas Sarkar; Moumita Maiti; Muhammad Akbar Malik; Shilang Xu

Volume 10, Issue 2 , February 2019, , Pages 128-131

  In concrete industry, geopolymer acts as an alternative building material of ordinary cement and possess similar/greater mechanical strength and durability, fashioned by industrial by-product; fly ash with alkaline activator. Accompanied by the chemical corrosion, biogenic corrosion is a foremost obstruction ...  Read More

5. Synthesis and study of optical properties of microstructure flower-shaped ZnO 

Rajat K. Saha; Eeshankur Saikia;Mrinal K. Debanath

Volume 9, Issue 7 , July 2018, , Pages 494-498

  In this study, we report the synthesis and optical properties of flower-shaped ZnO which is fabricated successfully using polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) as capping agent by wet chemical method at temperature 60 0 C. The structures and morphologies of flower-shaped ZnO is characterized by X-ray diffraction ...  Read More

6. Assembly and characterization of ZnO nanoparticles for Grätzel's solar cells  

Glécia V. S. Luz; Wang. S. Hui; Renata C. Roncoleta; Pedro H. O. Nogueira; Lourdes M. Brasil; Pilar Hidalgo

Volume 9, Issue 4 , April 2018, , Pages 284-290

  This research aimed to build hybrid solar cells, based on Grätzel method. We used the Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) polymer as a substrate containing a layer of Indium Tin Oxide (ITO). Films of ZnO nanoparticles (ZnO NPs) synthesized by Pechini Method, and four different dyes were tested: Congo ...  Read More

7. Optical and structural characteristics of ZnO nanopowders for different preparation methods
Volume 8, Issue 12 , December 2017, , Pages 1193-1198

  Zinc oxide (ZnO) nanoparticles (NPs) were synthesized by different methods known as Pechini and Sol-Gel. It was observed during the experiments significant differences comparing these methods as: particle size, time applied, crystallinity and chemical residues generated by-products. The NPs were analysed ...  Read More

8. Synthesis and characterization of sputtered nanostructured ZnO films: Effect of deposition time and pressure on contact angle behavior of ethylene glycol and water

Kartik H. Patel; Sushant K. Rawal

Volume 8, Issue 2 , February 2017, , Pages 101-106

  This paper is aimed to explore structural, optical and wettability aspects of zinc oxide (ZnO) nanostructured thin films prepared by radio frequency (RF) magnetron sputtering from a zinc target using gas mixtures of helium and oxygen. The increase of deposition time from 40 to 110 minutes improves evolution ...  Read More

9. Nano-textured Pb (Zr0.52Ti0.48)O3/ZnO Hetero-structure On Silicon Substrate   

Govind N. Sharma; Shankar Dutta; Ratnamala Chatterjee; Sushil Kumar Singh

Volume 7, Issue 12 , December 2016, , Pages 951-956

  Metal oxide based hetero-structures (like Pb (ZrxTi1-x) O3 – ZnO) can be used for wide variety of future sensors and electronic devices. This paper presents growth and electrical properties of nano-textured (110) Pb (Zr0.52Ti0.48) O3/ (001) ZnO hetrostructure on oxidized silicon substrate by RF ...  Read More

10. Effect Of Tb3+ Ions On The ZnO Nanoparticles Synthesized By Chemical Bath Deposition Method 

Lehlohonolo F. Koao; Birhanu F. Dejene; Hendrik C. Swart; Setumo V. Motloung; Tshwafo E. Motaung; Shanganyane P. Hlangothi

Volume 7, Issue 7 , July 2016, , Pages 529-535

  Tb3 + doped ZnO nanoparticles were synthesized using the chemical bath deposition (CBD) method at 80 ºC. All the samples were annealed at 700 ºC to remove the hydroxyl groups confirmed by the thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) and differential thermogravimetric analysis (DTGA). The thermal analysis, ...  Read More

11. Synthesis Of C/ZnO/CdS Nanocomposite With Enhanced Visible Light Photocatalytic Activity  

Yuvraj S. Malghe; Atul B. Lavand

Volume 7, Issue 3 , March 2016, , Pages 239-245

  C/ZnO/CdS nanocomposite was synthesized using microemulsion method. Thermal stability of precursor was studied with TG and DTA techniques. Structural and optical properties of composite were studied using various characterization techniques like X-ray diffraction (XRD), fourier transform infrared spectroscopy ...  Read More

12. Effects Of Solvent On Structural, Optical And Photocatalytic Properties Of ZnO Nanostructures

Sini Kuriakose; Biswarup Satpati; Satyabrata Mohapatra

Volume 6, Issue 12 , December 2015, , Pages 1104-1110

  ZnO nanostructures were synthesized by a facile wet chemical method using water, ethanol and propanol as solvents. X-ray diffraction, field emission scanning electron microscopy (FESEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) have been used to study the structural properties of the synthesized ZnO ...  Read More

13. Native Defects And Optical Properties Of Ar Ion Irradiated ZnO

S. Pal; A. Sarkar; D. Sanyal; T. Rakshit; D. Kanjilal; P. Kumar; S. K. Ray; D. Jana

Volume 6, Issue 4 , April 2015, , Pages 365-369

  1.2 MeV Argon (Ar) ion irradiation turns white coloured ZnO to yellowish (fluence 1 × 10 14 ions/cm 2 ) and then reddish brown (1 × 10 14  ions/cm 2 ). At the same time the material becomes much more conducting and purely blue luminescent for the highest fluence of irradiation. To get ...  Read More

14. Effect Of Swift Heavy Ion On Structural And Optical Properties Of Undoped And Doped Nanocrystalline Zinc Oxide Films

Vinod Kumar; L. P. Purohit;Fouran Singh; R. G. Singh

Volume 4, Issue 6 , June 2013, , Pages 423-427

  Swift heavy ion (SHI) induced modification in structural and optical properties of undoped and doped nanocrystalline (nc) ZnO films deposited by sol-gel method are investigated. These nanocrystalline films were irradiated by MeV ions of Au, Ag and Ni at various ion fluences. The structural properties ...  Read More

15. Influence Of Zn Concentration On The Size And Optical Properties Of ZnO nanocrystals In Silica Matrix Grown By RF Co-sputter Deposition

V. V. Siva Kumar; Sunil Ojha;D. Kanjilal; F. Singh

Volume 4, Issue 5 , May 2013, , Pages 343-346

  In the present study we report the influence of variation in amount of Zn on growth and optical properties of thin films of ZnO nanocrystals in silica matrix deposited by rf magnetron co-sputtering with substrate heating at 200 o C. RBS studies indicate change in the concentration of Zn in the films ...  Read More

16. Influence Of ZnO Buffer Layer On Growth Of Sb Doped ZnO Nano Wires Using Nano Particle Assisted Pulsed Laser Deposition (NAPLD) Using Sb As Catalyst

I.A. Palani; D. Nakamura; K. Okazaki; T. Shimogaki; M. Higashihata; T. Okada

Volume 3, Issue 2 , April 2012, , Pages 66-70

  Influence of ZnO buffer layer thickness on the structural and optical properties of the Sb catalyzed/doped ZnO nanowires synthesized using NAPLD has been investigated. Buffer layer with a thickness of 100 nm, 800 nm and 1600 nm coated with Sb are used as a substrate and pure ZnO was used as a target ...  Read More

17. Photoluminescence and ultraviolet photoresponse in ZnO nanophorsphors prepared by thermal decomposition of zinc acetate

Sheo K. Mishra; Smriti Srivastava; Rajneesh K. Srivastava; A.C. Panday; S.G. Prakash

Volume 2, Issue 4 , October 2011, , Pages 298-302

  In the present work, simple, low-cost, and direct route is used for the UV- photodetection and photoluminescent zinc-oxide nanoparticles (NPs) by decomposing zinc acetate in air at 400 0 C for 12 hrs. The X-ray diffraction (XRD) result indicates that the synthesized ZnO NPs is pure and single crystalline ...  Read More

18. Growth and characterization of ZnO nanorods by microwave-assisted route: green chemistry approach

Faheem Ahmed; Shalendra Kumar; Nishat Arshi; Ram Prakash

Volume 2, Issue 3 , September 2011, , Pages 183-187

  ZnO nanorods with diameter 90-100 nm range (tip diameter~15 nm) and length of about 2 μm have been prepared using microwave irradiation technique. X-ray diffraction (XRD) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) results indicate that the nanorods have single phase nature with wurtzite structure ...  Read More