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Nanoscience & Nanotechnology-Asia

Volume 1 Issue 2
ISSN: 2210-6820
eISSN: 2210-6812


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  Growth, Doping and Photovoltaic Applications of ZnO Nanowires
  pp.97-108 (12) Authors: Tengfei Xu, Pengfei Ji, Meng He, Jianye Li
doi: 10.2174/2210682011101020097

Zinc oxide is an important II-VI semiconductor and ZnO nanowires have great potential in photovoltaic applications. In this article, we attempt to review the general synthetic strategies, doping and photovoltaic applications for ZnO nanowires. We first summarize various growth techniques of ZnO nanowires. Subsequently, we discuss mechanisms involved to generate ZnO nanowires from different synthetic schemes and conditions. Finally, we review the doping and photovoltaic applications of ZnO nanowires.

  Keywords: ZnO nanowire, growth, synthetic strategy, growth method, growth mechanism, p-type, doping, photovoltaic application, solar cell, nanoelectronics
  Affiliation: National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Beijing, China.
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