A Sonochemical Method for Fabricating Aligned ZnO Nanorods

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  • This work was supported by the National Program for Tera-level Nanodevices of the Korean Ministry of Science and Technology as one of the 21st Century Frontier Programs. Supporting Information is available online from Wiley InterScience or from the author.

Abstract

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Fabrication of arrays of vertically aligned ZnO nanorods by a simple sonochemical route is demonstrated (see figure). The nanorods can be grown in situ over large areas at a high density under ambient conditions—important for nanoelectronic circuit integration—and on various substrates, including transparent glass and polycarbonate. Growth of the nanorods in patterns using a lithographic technique is also described.

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