Density-controlled growth and field emission property of aligned ZnO nanorod arrays

  title={Density-controlled growth and field emission property of aligned ZnO nanorod arrays},
  author={Jian-Hong Lee and Yi-wen Chung and Min Hsiung Hon and I. C. Leu},
  journal={Applied Physics A},
We demonstrate here a method for tuning the field emission properties of site- and area-density-controlled ZnO nanorod array using an aqueous process assisted by nanosphere lithography. The ZnO nanorods were grown on the hexagonally arranged circular patterns surrounded by nickel membranes on Si substrate. The synthesis process involved two main steps. First, an ordered monolayer film of polystyrene spheres was used to create nickel membranes with hexagonally arranged pores on ZnO-coated Si… 

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