Synthesis of Small Hollow ZnO Nanospheres from the Gas Phase

Authors

  • Carolin Schilling,

    1. Nanoparticle Process Technology and Center for Nanointegration, Duisburg-Essen (CeNIDE) University Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany
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  • Ralf Theissmann,

    1. Nanoparticle Process Technology and Center for Nanointegration, Duisburg-Essen (CeNIDE) University Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany
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  • Christian Notthoff,

    1. Nanoparticle Process Technology and Center for Nanointegration, Duisburg-Essen (CeNIDE) University Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany
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  • Markus Winterer

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    • Nanoparticle Process Technology and Center for Nanointegration, Duisburg-Essen (CeNIDE) University Duisburg-Essen, Duisburg, Germany
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E-mail: markus.winterer@uni-due.de

Abstract

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Synthesis of small hollow ZnO nanospheres is performed using a template-free, gas-phase driven process. The experiments demonstrate the influence of the synthesis parameters on the structure of the hollow spheres and the formation mechanism of the ZnO hollow spheres.

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