UV Sensing Properties of ZnO Nanowires Grown on Glass by Rapid Thermal Oxidation of Zinc Films

I. Mihailova 1 , V. Gerbreders 1 , Ē. Sļedevskis 1 , A. Bulanovs 1  und V. Paškevičs 2
  • 1 G. Liberts' Innovative Microscopy Centre, Daugavpils University
  • 2 Department of Physics, Daugavpils University


The nanostructured ZnO thin films were successfully synthesized by rapid thermal oxidation of metallic zinc films without catalysts or additives. On the surface of thin films the formation of ZnO nanowires was observed. In the work, the optical and electrical parameters and photoresponses of the obtained ZnO thin films were investigated. Nanostructured thin films of the type have a promising potential for the use in optoelectronics, sensor technique and biomedical sciences

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