Investigation of Reaction Conditions on Alcohol-Thermal Synthesis of ZnO Nanoparticles

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ZnO nanoparticles because of their interesting properties and various morphologies, has become one of the most attractive nanomaterials for research objectives. Its significant properties has made it applicable in UV-Light emitters, varistors, transparent high power electronics, gas sensors, etc., [1]. Many approaches have been used to obtain ZnO nanoparticles, including: Hydrothermal [2], Solvothermal [3], Reverse micelles [4], Sol-Gel [4], Sonochemical [5], and Chemical Bath Deposition [6], etc. Among these, hydrothermal and alcohol-thermal methods have been extremely investigated. In this paper, buthanol as a solvent is used for synthesis of Zinc oxide at 130°C and 150°C at different reaction periods. Also the effects of different surfactants including: N_Cetyl_N,N,N,_trimethyl ammonium bromide (CTAB), Poly vinyl pyrolidon-K90 (PVP), Poly ethylene glycol-15000 (PEG) on obtained morphologies were investigated extremely. X-ray Diffraction (XRD) and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) were used for characterization of nanoparticles.

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Periodical:

Defect and Diffusion Forum (Volumes 273-276)

Edited by:

Andreas Öchsner and Graeme E. Murch

Pages:

198-203

DOI:

10.4028/www.scientific.net/DDF.273-276.198

Citation:

A. Esmaielzadeh Kandjani et al., "Investigation of Reaction Conditions on Alcohol-Thermal Synthesis of ZnO Nanoparticles", Defect and Diffusion Forum, Vols. 273-276, pp. 198-203, 2008

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February 2008

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