TITLE

Oxygen sensing characteristics of individual ZnO nanowire transistors

AUTHOR(S)
Li, Q. H.; Liang, Y. X.; Wan, Q.; Wang, T. H.
PUB. DATE
December 2004
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;12/27/2004, Vol. 85 Issue 26, p6389
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Individual ZnO nanowire transistors are fabricated, and their sensing properties are investigated. The transistors show a carrier density of 2300 μm-1 and mobility up to 6.4 cm2/V s, which are obtained from the ISD-VG curves. The threshold voltage shifts in the positive direction and the source-drain current decreases as ambient oxygen concentration increases. However, the opposite occurs when the transistors are under illumination. Surface adsorbates on the ZnO nanowires affect both the mobility and the carrier density. Our data are helpful in understanding the sensing mechanism of the gas sensors.
ACCESSION #
15403228

 

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