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Metal Oxides Mono-Dimensional Nanostructures for Gas Sensing and Light Emission

Year: 2012

Authors: Soldano C., Comini E., Baratto C., Ferroni M., Faglia G., Sberveglieri G.

Autors Affiliation: Univ Brescia, CNR IDASC, I-25131 Brescia, Italy;
Univ Brescia, Dipartimento Chim & Fis Ingn & Mat, I-25131 Brescia, Italy

Abstract: The present Review opens with an overview of metal oxides and the description of their material properties. The first part mainly deals with various preparation techniques and growth mechanisms, which have been largely developed in the last few decades to fabricate different types of metal oxide nanostructures. The second part, on the other hand, will provide the Reader with an up-to-date summary of different applications in which metal oxides nanostructures have been successfully implemented and/or suggested. In particular, great attention will be dedicated to the implementation of metal oxide nanostructures for gas sensing as well as light emission applications, for which both working principles and integration, as well as the latest reported cutting edge results are herein reported. Finally, we emphasize on the current potentials of metal oxide nanostructured materials and future challenges that this field in continuous expansion is currently facing.

Journal/Review: JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CERAMIC SOCIETY

Volume: 95 (3)      Pages from: 831  to: 850

More Information: This work was partially supported by the EC FP7 Small Project no. NMP-2009-1.2-3 247768 (Russian Federation Government State Contract 02.527.11.0008) \”S3 – Surface ionization and novel concepts in nano-MOX gas sensors with increased Selectivity, Sensitivity and Stability for detection of low concentrations of toxic and explosive agents\”, the EC Large Project FP7 NMP-2009-2.2-1 246334: \”ORAMA – Oxide Materials for Electronics Applications\” and FIRB \”Rete Nazionale di Ricerca sulle Nanoscienze ItalNanoNet\”, Protocollo: RBPR05JH2P, 2009-2013.
KeyWords: ZNO NANOWIRE ARRAYS; CHEMICAL-VAPOR-DEPOSITION; LOW-TEMPERATURE OXIDATION; LIQUID-SOLID MECHANISM; P-N HOMOJUNCTION; DOPED SNO2 WIRE; FIELD-EMISSION; ROOM-TEMPERATURE; EMITTING DIODE; THERMAL EVAPORATION
DOI: 10.1111/j.1551-2916.2011.05056.x

Citations: 33
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