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Optics Express

  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 20, Iss. 3 — Jan. 30, 2012
  • pp: 2982–2991

Zn2GeO4 and In2Ge2O7 nanowire mats based ultraviolet photodetectors on rigid and flexible substrates

Zhe Liu, Hongtao Huang, Bo Liang, Xianfu Wang, Zhuoran Wang, Di Chen, and Guozhen Shen  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 20, Issue 3, pp. 2982-2991 (2012)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.20.002982


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Abstract

Ternary metal oxide, Zn2GeO4, In2Ge2O7, have potential applications in many research areas. Using a single chemical vapor deposition method, high-quality single crystalline Zn2GeO4 nanowire (NW) mats and In2Ge2O7 NW mats were synthesized on a large scale. Nanowires mats based ultraviolet photodetectors were fabricated on rigid silicon substrates. By simply transferring the nanowire mats to a transparent adhesive PET tape, flexible photodetectors were also fabricated. Both the rigid and flexible photodetectors exhibited excellent photoconductive performance in terms of high sensitivity to the UV light, excellent stability and reproducibility, and fast response and recovery time.

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OCIS Codes
(230.5160) Optical devices : Photodetectors
(260.5150) Physical optics : Photoconductivity
(160.4236) Materials : Nanomaterials

ToC Category:
Detectors

History
Original Manuscript: November 7, 2011
Revised Manuscript: December 19, 2011
Manuscript Accepted: December 23, 2011
Published: January 25, 2012

Citation
Zhe Liu, Hongtao Huang, Bo Liang, Xianfu Wang, Zhuoran Wang, Di Chen, and Guozhen Shen, "Zn2GeO4 and In2Ge2O7 nanowire mats based ultraviolet photodetectors on rigid and flexible substrates," Opt. Express 20, 2982-2991 (2012)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-20-3-2982


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