Vol. 32 No. 3 (2022)

Optical Properties of 1D ZnO/MoS\(_2\) Heterostructures Synthesized by Thermal Evaporation Method

Thi Ha Thu Luu
Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (AIST), Hanoi University of Science and Technology and Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Phenikaa University
Quang Trung Do
Faculty of Fundamental Sciences, Phenikaa University
Manh Trung Tran
Phenikaa University
Tu Nguyen
Faculty of Fundamental Sciences, Phenikaa University
Duy Hung Nguyen
Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (AIST), Hanoi University of Science and Technology and Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Phenikaa University
Thanh Huy Pham
Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering, Phenikaa University, Yen Nghia, Ha-Dong district, Hanoi 10000, Vietnam

Published 22-06-2022


  • 1D ZnO/MoS2,
  • thermal co-evaporation method,
  • lattice strain,
  • 1D ZnO/MoS2 heterostructures

How to Cite

Luu, T. H. T., Do, Q. T., Tran, M. T., Nguyen, T., Nguyen, D. H., & Pham, T. H. (2022). Optical Properties of 1D ZnO/MoS\(_2\) Heterostructures Synthesized by Thermal Evaporation Method. Communications in Physics, 32(3), 319. https://doi.org/10.15625/0868-3166/16867


MoS2 material attracts a great attention from researchers due to its graphene-like structure and the bandgap difference between its hexagonal monolayer and bulks. Recently, ZnO/MoS2 heterostructures have been received significant interest due to their distinguished properties. In this study, one-dimensional ZnO and ZnO/MoS2 heterostructures were successfully synthesized by a thermal co-evaporation method. Compare with ZnO, the band-to-band emission of ZnO/MoS2 heterostructures establishes a “blueshift” towards a shorter wavelength. It could be explained by the lattice strain in ZnO/MoS2 heterostructures due to the difference of primitive cell of ZnO and MoS2. Additionally, the quench in the visible region of the PL spectrum of ZnO/MoS2 heterostructures also explains the reduction of the defect in ZnO due to the presence of MoS2.


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