Microwave induced preparation of a-axis oriented double-ended needle-shaped ZnO microparticles

Deirdre Ledwith, Suresh C. Pillai, Graeme W. Watson, John M. Kelly*

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Microwave irradiation of solutions of Zn(NO3)2 and urea provides a straightforward route to a-axis oriented crystals of needle-like morphology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2294-2295
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - Oct 21 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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