Electronic and mechanical coupling in bent ZnO nanowires

Han, Xiaobing, Kou, Liangzhi, Lang, Xiaoli, Xia, Jianbai, Wang, Ning, Qin, Rui, Lu, Jing, Xu, Jun, Liao, Zhimin, Zhang, Xinzheng, Shan, Xudong, Song, Xuefeng, Gao, Jingyun, Guo, Wanlin, & Yu, Dapeng (2009) Electronic and mechanical coupling in bent ZnO nanowires. Advanced Materials, 21(48), pp. 4937-4941.

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Abstract

A red shift of the exciton of ZnO nanowires is efficiently produced by bending strain, as demonstrated by a lowtemperature (81 K) cathodoluminescence (CL) study of ZnO nanowires bent into L- or S-shapes. The figure shows a nanowire (Fig. a) with the positions of CL measurements marked. The corresponding CL spectra - revealing a peak shift and broadening in the region of the bend - are shown in Figure b. (Figure Presented).

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ID Code: 98232
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Nanowires, Semiconductors, Zinc oxide, Cathodoluminescence, Deformation
DOI: 10.1002/adma.200900956
ISSN: 1521-4095
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim
Deposited On: 30 Aug 2016 01:52
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2016 04:52

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