Functional Nanowires and Nanotubes: Volume 1408. MRS Proceedings

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  • 162 Pages
  • Cambridge University Press
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Symposium BB, 'Functional Nanowires and Nanotubes', was held November 27–December 2 at the 2011 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. Semiconductor nanowires are filamentary crystals with a diameter between several hundred and few nanometers. Both their size and morphology determine novel properties and provide room for novel applications. This symposium proceedings volume represents the recent advances in the area of nanowires. The contributions span all areas from the synthesis to the device, passing from the characterisation of functional properties. Each paper in this volume provides a glimpse of the recent developments in the field such as: the use of nanowires for water splitting and hydrogen production and the use of nanowires as electrodes for lithium batteries.
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Part I - Optical Properties:
1. Composition and size effects on the optical properties of isolated silicon-germanium nanowires Houssem Kallel, Abdallah Chehaidar, Arnaud Arbouet, Thierry Baron, Alexis Potié, Bassem Salem and Vincent Paillard;
2. Photomodulated Rayleigh scattering from single semiconductor nanowires Mohammad Montazeri, Aaron Wade, Melodie Fickenscher, Howard E. Jackson, Leigh M. Smith, Jan M. Yarrison-Rice, Qiang Gao, H. Hoe Tan and Chennupati Jagadish;
3. Photoconductivity of ZnO nanowires decorated with CdSe quantum dots Dongchao Hou, Apurba Dev, Kristian Frank, Andreas Rosenauer and Tobias Voss;
4. Vector magneto-optical generalized ellipsometry on passivated permalloy slanted columnar thin films Daniel Schmidt, Chad Briley, Eva Schubert and Mathias Schubert;
5. Photoluminescence and Raman scattering studies of GaN nanowires obtained by top-down and bottom-up approaches Toma Stoica, Anna Haab, David Griesche, Martin Mikulics, Friederich Limbach, Timo Schumann, Tobias Gotschke, Eli Sutter, Raffaella Calarco, Hilde Hardtdegen and Detlev Grützmacher;

Part II - Electrical Transport and Energy Harvesting Devices:
6. Individualization and electrical characterization of SiGe nanowires M. Monasterio, A. Rodríguez, T. Rodríguez and C. Ballesteros;
7. Carrier transport in GaAs nanowires using surface acoustic waves A. Hernández-Mínguez, M. Möller, C. Pfüller, S. Breuer, O. Brandt, M. M. de Lima, A. García-Cristóbal, A. Cantarero, L. Geelhaar, H. Riechert and P. V. Santos;
8. Synthesis of Si nanowires by electroless etching technique and their integration into I-III-VI2 thin films for solar cells H. Karaagac, M. Parlak and M. Saif Islam;
9. SiGe nanowires grown by LPCVD using Ga-Au catalysts M. Monasterio, A. Rodríguez, T. Rodríguez and C. Ballesteros;
10. Thermoelectric properties of silicon nanowire array and spin-on glass composites fabricated with CMOS-compatible techniques Benjamin M. Curtin and John E. Bowers;
11. Thermoelectric properties of p and n-type nanocrystalline silicon nanowires with high doping levels F. Suriano, M. Ferri, S. Solmi, L. Belsito, A. Roncaglia, E. Romano, D. Narducci and G. Cerofolini;
12. Fabrication of SrTiO3 nanofibers for hydrogen production Lea Macaraig, Surawut Chuangchote and Takashi Sagawa;

Part III - Growth of Nanowires and Novel Structures:
13. Kinetics and statistics of vapor-liquid-solid growth of III-V nanowires Jean-Christophe Harmand, Frank Glas, Gilles Patriarche, Fauzia Jabeen and Mohamed Réda Ramdani;
14. Pathway of porous silicon formation inside Si nanowires throughout metal assisted etching Alexander A. Tonkikh, Nadine Geyer, Bodo Fuhrmann, Hartmut S. Leipner and Peter Werner;
15. A systematic study of metal-assisted chemical etching parameters for well-ordered silicon nanowire array fabrication Arif S. Alagoz and Tansel Karabacak;
16. Characterization of magnetic transformation at Curie temperature in finemet-type microwires by DSC Sergey Kaloshkin, Margarita Churyukanova and Victor Tcherdyntsev;
17. Template assisted fabrication and magnetic properties of cobalt ferrite nanostructures Jian H. Zhang, Liyin Chen and Xylona L. Williams;
18. Synthesis and morphology control of carbon nanotube/polyaniline composite for chemical sensing Mengning Ding and Alexander Star;
19. Diffusion instability and tapering of nickel silicide intrusions in silicon nanowires Alex Katsman, Michael Beregovsky and Yuval E. Yaish;
20. Preparation of Al2O3 and AlN nanotubes by atomic layer deposition Cagla Ozgit, Fatma Kayaci, Inci Donmez, Engin Cagatay, Tamer Uyar and Necmi Biyikli;
21. Silicon nanowires obtained by low temperature plasma-based chemical vapor deposition R. A. Puglisi, G. Mannino, S. Scalese, A. La Magna and V. Privitera.
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Anna Fontcuberta i Morral
Kornelius Nielsch Universität Hamburg.

Heiner Linke Lunds Universitet, Sweden.

Hyunjung Shin Kookmin University, Seoul.

Li Shi University of Texas, Austin.
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