Piezopotential tuned single ZnO micro-/nanowire photodetector

Qing Yang, Xin Guo, Wenhui Wang, Yan Zhang, Sheng Xu, Der Hsien Lien, Zhong Lin Wang*

*Corresponding author for this work

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We demonstrate the piezoelectric effect on the responsivity of a metal-semiconductor-metal ZnO micro-/nanowire photodetector. Piezo-phototronic effect can enhance the detection sensitivity more than fivefold for pW levels light detection.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011
Subtitle of host publicationLaser Science to Photonic Applications, CLEO 2011
PublisherOSA - The Optical Society
ISBN (Print)9781557529107
StatePublished - 2011
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011 - Baltimore, MD, United States
Duration: 1 May 20116 May 2011

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


ConferenceQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2011
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityBaltimore, MD


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