Effect of Tm doping on the properties of electrodeposited ZnO nanorods

F. Fang, A. M.C. Ng, X. Y. Chen, A. B. Djurišić, Y. C. Zhong, K. S. Wong, P. W.K. Fong, H. F. Lui, C. Surya, W. K. Chan

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Abstract

ZnO nanorods were fabricated by electrodeposition from solution with and without thulium precursors and characterized by scanning electron microscopy, energy dispersive X-ray spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, photoluminescence and time-resolved photoluminescence. In spite of the low incorporation of thulium into ZnO nanorods, both the morphology and the optical properties of the nanorods were affected by the presence of thulium. The light emitting diodes with ZnO nanorods with and without Tm have been demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)813-817
Number of pages5
JournalMaterials Chemistry and Physics
Volume125
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 15 2011
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Photoluminescence
  • ZnO nanorods

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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Fang, F., Ng, A. M. C., Chen, X. Y., Djurišić, A. B., Zhong, Y. C., Wong, K. S., Fong, P. W. K., Lui, H. F., Surya, C., & Chan, W. K. (2011). Effect of Tm doping on the properties of electrodeposited ZnO nanorods. Materials Chemistry and Physics, 125(3), 813-817. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchemphys.2010.09.051