Traps distribution in sol-gel synthesized ZnO nanoparticles

Delice, S.
Hasanlı, Nızamı
The distribution of shallow traps within the sol-gel synthesized ZnO nanoparticles was investigated using thermoluminescence (TL) experiments in the 10-300 K temperature range. TL measurements presented two overlapped peaks around 110 and 155 K. The experimental technique based on radiating the nanoparticles at different temperatures (T-exc.) between 60 and 125 K was carried out to understand the trap distribution characteristics of peaks. It was observed that peak maximum temperature shifted to higher values and activation energy (E-t) increased as irradiating temperature was increased. The E-t vs. T-exc. presented that ZnO nanoparticles have quasi-continuously distributed traps possessing activation energies increasing from 80 to 171 meV.


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S. Delice, M. IŞIK, and N. Hasanlı, “Traps distribution in sol-gel synthesized ZnO nanoparticles,” MATERIALS LETTERS, pp. 103–105, 2019, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: