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ZnS Branched Architectures as Optoelectronic Devices and Field Emitters

Authors

  • Zhi-Gang Chen,

    1. Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, Institute of Metal Research Chinese Academy of Sciences Shenyang (P. R. China)
    2. Materials Engineering and Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis The University of Queensland Brisbane (Australia)
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  • Lina Cheng,

    1. Materials Engineering and Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis The University of Queensland Brisbane (Australia)
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  • Hong-Yi Xu,

    1. Materials Engineering and Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis The University of Queensland Brisbane (Australia)
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  • Ji-Zi Liu,

    1. Materials Engineering and Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis The University of Queensland Brisbane (Australia)
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  • Jin Zou,

    Corresponding author
    1. Materials Engineering and Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis The University of Queensland Brisbane (Australia)
    • Materials Engineering and Centre for Microscopy and Microanalysis The University of Queensland Brisbane (Australia).
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  • Takashi Sekiguchi,

    1. Advanced Electronic Materials Center, National Institute for Materials Science Tsukuba (Japan)
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  • Gao Qing (Max) Lu,

    Corresponding author
    1. ARC Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials, The University of Queensland Brisbane (Australia)
    • ARC Centre of Excellence for Functional Nanomaterials, The University of Queensland Brisbane (Australia).
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  • Hui-Ming Cheng

    Corresponding author
    1. Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, Institute of Metal Research Chinese Academy of Sciences Shenyang (P. R. China)
    • Shenyang National Laboratory for Materials Science, Institute of Metal Research Chinese Academy of Sciences Shenyang (P. R. China).
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Abstract

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A unique ZnS branched architecture was fabricated by a facile thermal evaporation method. Stable UV emission at 327 nm and superior field emission with a low turn-on field, a high field-enhancement factor, a large current density, and small fluctuation were observed.

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