SnO2 nanoparticles display a pseudo-negative-photoconductivity (PsdNPC) effect, which shows that their resistance increases under light irradiation via a heating effect. The PsdNPC originates from intensive electron scattering of the nanoamorphous surface state of the SnO2 nanoparticles, resulting in a small inner current and a large absorption of moisture, leading to a large surface current. Graphene as the inner skeleton can shorten the response and recovery times.
Keywords: SnO2 nanoparticles; graphene; heat-coordinated; nanoamorphous-surface-states; pseudo-negative-photoconductivity.
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