Applied Physics A

, Volume 90, Issue 1, pp 113–117 | Cite as

Evolution in shapes of a series of (111)-based In2O3 particles

  • M.R. Shi
  • F. Xu
  • Ke YuEmail author
  • J.H. Fang
  • X.M. Ji
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In2O3 particles with different morphology were controllably synthesized on silicon substrates by thermal evaporation of In grains at 900 °C. The structure and morphology of the In2O3 particles were evaluated using X-ray diffraction, and scanning and transmission electron microscopies. The evolution in shapes as the ratio of {100} relative to {111} increases is clearly observed. The photoluminescence spectrum of the obtained In2O3 structures exhibits UV emission centered at about 378 nm and wide-band emission covering the green and orange regions with three peaks around 525, 572, and 604 nm.


Relative Growth Rate Slope Facet Quartz Boat Orange Region Semiconductor Oxide Material 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Electronic EngineeringEast China Normal UniversityShanghaiP.R. China
  2. 2.School of SciencesNantong UniversityNantongP.R. China

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