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Piezoelectric Nanogenerators Based on Zinc Oxide Nanowire Arrays
We have converted nanoscale mechanical energy into electrical energy by means of piezoelectric zinc oxide nanowire (NW) arrays. The aligned NWs are deflected with a conductive atomic force microscopeExpand
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Zinc oxide nanostructures: growth, properties and applications
Zinc oxide is a unique material that exhibits semiconducting and piezoelectric dual properties. Using a solid–vapour phase thermal sublimation technique, nanocombs, nanorings,Expand
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Introduction to Conventional Transmission Electron Microscopy
  • Z. Wang
  • Materials Science
  • 1 October 2003
Give us 5 minutes and we will show you the best book to read today. This is it, the introduction to conventional transmission electron microscopy that will be your best choice for better readingExpand
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Nanobelts of Semiconducting Oxides
Ultralong beltlike (or ribbonlike) nanostructures (so-called nanobelts) were successfully synthesized for semiconducting oxides of zinc, tin, indium, cadmium, and gallium by simply evaporating theExpand
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ZnO nanowire and nanobelt platform for nanotechnology
  • Z. Wang
  • Materials Science
  • 3 April 2009
Abstract Semiconducting zinc oxide nanowires (NWs) and nanobelts (NBs) are a unique group of quasi-one-dimensional nanomaterial. This review mainly focuses on the rational synthesis, structureExpand
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Transmission Electron Microscopy of Shape-Controlled Nanocrystals and Their Assemblies
The physical and chemical properties of nanophase materials rely on their crystal and surface structures. Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) is a powerful and unique technique for structureExpand
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Electrostatic potential in a bent piezoelectric nanowire. The fundamental theory of nanogenerator and nanopiezotronics.
  • Y. Gao, Z. Wang
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • Nano letters
  • 24 July 2007
We have applied the perturbation theory for calculating the piezoelectric potential distribution in a nanowire (NW) as pushed by a lateral force at the tip. The analytical solution given under theExpand
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One-dimensional ZnO nanostructures: Solution growth and functional properties
  • Sheng Xu, Z. Wang
  • Materials Science
  • 15 August 2011
AbstractOne-dimensional (1D) ZnO nanostructures have been studied intensively and extensively over the last decade not only for their remarkable chemical and physical properties, but also for theirExpand
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Triboelectric nanogenerators as new energy technology for self-powered systems and as active mechanical and chemical sensors.
  • Z. Wang
  • Materials Science, Medicine
  • ACS nano
  • 3 October 2013
Triboelectrification is an effect that is known to each and every one probably since ancient Greek time, but it is usually taken as a negative effect and is avoided in many technologies. We haveExpand
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Shell-isolated nanoparticle-enhanced Raman spectroscopy
Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) is a powerful spectroscopy technique that can provide non-destructive and ultra-sensitive characterization down to single molecular level, comparable toExpand
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