Self-organized nanocomb of ZnO fabricated by Au-catalyzed vapor-phase transport
Yu, M. B.
Date of Issue2004
School of Materials Science and Engineering
Based on a vapor-phase transport process, self-organized nanocomb structures of ZnO were fabricated on Au-coated Si substrate by employing a mixture of ZnO and graphite powders as source materials. The morphology of the product showed a ribbon-like stem and nanorod array aligned evenly along one side of the nanoribbon. It was found that the nanoribbon grew mainly along [1 0 1 ̅ 0] direction and the self-assembled branching nanorods grew epitaxially along [0 0 0 1] orientation from the (0 0 0 2) plane of the stem. The growth process was analyzed in detail.
Journal of crystal growth
© 2004 Elsevier. This is the author created version of a work that has been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by Journal of Crystal Growth, Elsevier. It incorporates referee’s comments but changes resulting from the publishing process, such as copyediting, structural formatting, may not be reflected in this document. The published version is available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrysgro.2004.07.010.