Hybrid ZnO NR/graphene structures as advanced optoelectronic devices with high transmittance

Ren Jei Chung, Zih Cian Lin, Po Kang Yang, Kun Yu Lai, Shou Feng Jen, Po Wen Chiu

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A hybrid structure (HS) made of one-dimensional ZnO nanorods (NRs) and a two-dimensional synthesized graphene sheet was successfully constructed in this study. The uniform ZnO NRs were obtained by hydrothermal method and grown on a graphene surface that had been transferred to a polyethylene terephthalate substrate. The HS exhibited high transmittance (approximately 75%) over the visible wavelength range, even after cyclic bending with a small radius of curvature. Raman spectroscopy and Hall measurement were carried out to verify the chemical composition and electrical properties of the structure. Stable electrical conductance of the ZnO NR/graphene HS was achieved, and increase in carrier mobility decreased the resistance of the ZnO-with-graphene sheet in comparison with bare ZnO NRs.

Original languageEnglish
Article number350
Pages (from-to)1-5
Number of pages5
JournalNanoscale Research Letters
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2013


  • Graphene sheet
  • Hall measurement
  • Hybrid structure
  • Transmittance
  • Zno nanorods


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