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Ultrafast, superhigh gain visible-blind UV detector and optical logic gates based on nonpolar a-axial GaN nanowire.
Nanoscale
PUBLISHED: 09-02-2014
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Nonpolar a-axial GaN nanowire (NW) was first used to construct the MSM (metal-semiconductor-metal) symmetrical Schottky contact device for application as visible-blind ultraviolet (UV) detector. Without any surface or composition modifications, the fabricated device demonstrated a superior performance through a combination of its high sensitivity (up to 10(4) A W(-1)) and EQE value (up to 10(5)), as well as ultrafast (<26 ms) response speed, which indicates that a balance between the photocurrent gain and the response speed has been achieved. Based on its excellent photoresponse performance, an optical logic AND gate and OR gate have been demonstrated for performing photo-electronic coupled logic devices by further integrating the fabricated GaN NW detectors, which logically convert optical signals to electrical signals in real time. These results indicate the possibility of using a nonpolar a-axial GaN NW not only as a high performance UV detector, but also as a stable optical logic device, both in light-wave communications and for future memory storage.
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Highly uniform resistive switching properties of amorphous InGaZnO thin films prepared by a low temperature photochemical solution deposition method.
ACS Appl Mater Interfaces
PUBLISHED: 03-25-2014
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We report on highly uniform resistive switching properties of amorphous InGaZnO (a-IGZO) thin films. The thin films were fabricated by a low temperature photochemical solution deposition method, a simple process combining chemical solution deposition and ultraviolet (UV) irradiation treatment. The a-IGZO based resistive switching devices exhibit long retention, good endurance, uniform switching voltages, and stable distribution of low and high resistance states. Electrical conduction mechanisms were also discussed on the basis of the current-voltage characteristics and their temperature dependence. The excellent resistive switching properties can be attributed to the reduction of organic- and hydrogen-based elements and the formation of enhanced metal-oxide bonding and metal-hydroxide bonding networks by hydrogen bonding due to UV irradiation, based on Fourier-transform-infrared spectroscopy, X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy, and Field emission scanning electron microscopy analysis of the thin films. This study suggests that a-IGZO thin films have potential applications in resistive random access memory and the low temperature photochemical solution deposition method can find the opportunity for further achieving system on panel applications if the a-IGZO resistive switching cells were integrated with a-IGZO thin film transistors.
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Significantly enhanced red photoluminescence properties of nanocomposite films composed of a ferroelectric Bi3.6Eu0.4Ti3O12 matrix and highly c-axis-oriented ZnO nanorods on Si substrates prepared by a hybrid chemical solution method.
J. Am. Chem. Soc.
PUBLISHED: 01-23-2010
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We have developed a hybrid chemical solution method for preparing nanocomposite thin films composed of a ferroelectric Bi(3.6)Eu(0.4)Ti(3)O(12) (BEuT) matrix and highly c-axis-oriented ZnO nanorods on Si substrates. First, a seed-layer solution growth approach was used to prepare the highly c-axis-oriented ZnO nanorods, and then a chemical solution deposition method was employed to fabricate the BEuT matrix by coating the ZnO nanorods using a spin-coating technique. The nanocomposite thin films obtained exhibited significantly enhanced red photoluminescence (PL) properties. The PL enhancement can be attributed to very efficient radiation energy transfer from the ZnO nanorods to Eu(3+) ions in the BEuT matrix due to two spectral overlaps between the emission spectra of the ZnO nanorods and the excitation bands of Eu(3+) ions in the BEuT matrix: the spectral overlap between the sharp UV emission of ZnO centered at 380 nm and the excitation spectrum of the (7)F(0) --> (5)L(6) transition of Eu(3+) ions at 395 nm and that between the defect-related deep-level green emission band of ZnO centered at 525 nm and the excitation spectrum of the (7)F(0) --> (5)D(2) transition of Eu(3+) ions at 465 nm. Our study opens possibility of realizing highly efficient photoluminescent ferroelectric multifunctional integrated thin-film devices. In addition, the hybrid chemical solution method also provides a useful route for the synthesis of some new nanocomposite thin films consisting of other inorganic matrix and c-axis-oriented ZnO nanorods.
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