Synthesis of ZnO Nanoparticles Embedded in a Polymeric Matrix; Effect of Curing Temperature


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We studied ZnO nanoparticle formation in a polyimide (PI) film. Polyamic acid (PAA) was spin-coated onto Zn thin films and PAA/metal films were cured at various temperatures. Transmission electron microscopy was used to characterize oxide nanoparticles in the polyimide film. Nanosize ZnO particles were formed in the polyimide film regardless of the curing temperature. The size and the density of ZnO particles depended on the curing temperature. Th



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 449-452)

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H. J. Jeon et al., "Synthesis of ZnO Nanoparticles Embedded in a Polymeric Matrix; Effect of Curing Temperature", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 449-452, pp. 1145-1148, 2004

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