Chapter 13. Microwave-Driven Hydrothermal Synthesis of Oxide Nanopowders for Applications in Optoelectronics

  1. Prof. Dr. Hans-Jörg Fecht6,7 and
  2. Dr. Matthias Werner8
  1. Witold Lojkowski1,
  2. Agnieszka Opalinska1,
  3. Tomasz Strachowski1,
  4. Adam Presz1,
  5. Stanislaw Gierlotka1,
  6. Ewa Grzanka1,
  7. Bogdan Palosz1,
  8. Wieslaw Strek2,
  9. Dariusz Hreniak2,
  10. Larisa Grigorjeva3,
  11. Donats Millers3,
  12. Federica Bondioli4,
  13. Cristina Leonelli4 and
  14. Edward Reszke5

Published Online: 13 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527604111.ch13

The Nano-Micro Interface: Bridging the Micro and Nano Worlds

The Nano-Micro Interface: Bridging the Micro and Nano Worlds

How to Cite

Lojkowski, W., Opalinska, A., Strachowski, T., Presz, A., Gierlotka, S., Grzanka, E., Palosz, B., Strek, W., Hreniak, D., Grigorjeva, L., Millers, D., Bondioli, F., Leonelli, C. and Reszke, E. (2004) Microwave-Driven Hydrothermal Synthesis of Oxide Nanopowders for Applications in Optoelectronics, in The Nano-Micro Interface: Bridging the Micro and Nano Worlds (eds H.-J. Fecht and M. Werner), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527604111.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 6

    University of Ulm, Faculty of Engineering, Materials Division, Albert-Einstein-Allee 47, 89081 Ulm, Germany

  2. 7

    Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe, Institute of Nanotechnology (INT), P.O. Box 3640, 76021 Karlsruhe, Germany

  3. 8

    NMTC, Soorstrasse 86, 14050 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    High Pressure Research Center of the Polish Academy of Science, Sokolowska 29/37, 01-142 Warsaw, Poland

  2. 2

    Institute for Low Temperature and Structure Research of the Polish Academy of Science, Okolna 2, 50-950 Wroclaw, Poland

  3. 3

    University of Latvia, Institute of Solid State Physics, 8 Kengaraga str., 1063 Riga, Latvia

  4. 4

    University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Department of Materials and Environmental Engineering, Via Vignolese 905/a, 41100 Modena, Italy

  5. 5

    Ertec-Poland, Rogowska 146/5, 54-440 Wroclaw, Poland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JUL 2005
  2. Published Print: 23 SEP 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527309788

Online ISBN: 9783527604111

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Keywords:

  • nano–micro interface;
  • oxide nanopowders in optoelectronics;
  • synthesis of nanopowders;
  • ZnO;
  • ZrO2;
  • Zr1–xPrxO2;
  • powder characterization;
  • luminescence properties;
  • sintering

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental Methods

    • The Reactor for the Synthesis of Nanopowders

    • Hydrothermal Synthesis of ZnO, ZrO2, and Zr1–xPrxO2

    • Characterization of the Powders

    • Sol-Gel Synthesis of YAG doped with 1

    • Investigations of Luminescence Properties

    • Sintering

  • Results and Discussion

    • The Properties of the Powders

      • ZrO2 and Zr1–xPrxO2 Powders

      • ZnO Powders

    • Investigations of Luminescence

      • Luminescence of Zr1–xPrxO2

      • Cathodoluminescence of ZnO

    • Luminescence of Sintered and Not Sintered YAG Nanocrystals

  • Conclusions