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Nanowires - Synthesis, Properties, Assembly and Applications: Volume 1144. MRS Proceedings

  • ID: 2339915
  • Book
  • 214 Pages
  • Cambridge University Press
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Given the interest, fascination, and rapid development in the field of nanowires, this book offers a well-timed overview of critical issues related to nanowires, as well as recent progress in synthesis, structure, properties and devices. Topics include: synthesis, with control over composition, size, shape, position, geometry, doping, alloying, and heterostructures; properties - mechanical, electronic, optical, thermal, magnetic, ionic, phase transformational, and chemical; assembly and integration - methods for organizing nanowires, multiple length scale pattern formation, heterogeneous integration, and assembly architecture; and applications - functional devices and systems for electronics, photonics, sensors, and renewable energy.
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1. Growth of ultra thin ZnSe nanowires;
2. Optical properties of single wurtzite GaAs nanowires and GaAs nanowires with GaAsSb inserts;
3. Epitaxal growth of Si nanowires by a modified VLS method using molten Ga as growth assistant;
4. Matrix formation leading to catalyst free growth of GaN nanowires;
5. Annealing of nanocrystalline sillicon micro-bridges with electrical stress;
6. Three-dimensional structure of helical and zigzagged nanowires using electron tomography;
7. Anodization of NbN;
8. Langmuir–Blodgett films of one-dimensional nanowires composed of amphiphilic tetrathiafulvalenes and electron acceptor;
9. Structural and electronic properties of rare-earth nanowires;
10. Effect of metal-silicon nanowire contacts on the performance of accumulation metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistor;
11. High performance printed aligned carbon nanotube transistors on both rigid and flexible substrates for transparent electronics;
12. Hydrothermal synthesis and photocatalytic activity of titanium dioxide nanotubes, nanowires and nanospheres;
13. Enhanced 1540 nm emission from Er-doped ZnO nanorod arrays via coupling with localized surface plasmon of au island film;
14. Effects of laser ablation on growth of ZnO/ZnS/ZnO multilayer structured nanorods by chemical vapor deposition;
15. Growth and characterization of p-n junction core-shell GaAs nanowires on carbon nanotube composite films; 16.Luminescence characterization of InGaN/GaN vertical heterostructures grown on GaN nanocolumns;
17. Near-infrared lasers in GaAs/GaAsP coaxial core-shell nanowires;
18. Fabrication of ZnO bridging nanowire device by a single-step chemical vapor deposition method;
19. Modeling of the oxidation of suspended silicon nanowires;
20. Nanorods as a precursor for high quality GaN layers;
21. Stabilizing dispersions of large quantities of selenium nanowires;
22. Grafting of organic molecules on silicon nanowires;
23. Electronic structure and magnetization of diluted magnetic semiconductor nanowires;
24. ZnO/Al2O3 core-shell nanorod arrays: processing, structural characterization and luminescent property;
25. Structural and optical properties of pseudobinary wurtzite alloy nanowires;
26. Novel inorganic DC lateral thin film electroluminescent devices composed of ZnO nanorods and ZnS phosphor;
27. Directed assembly of nanowires using silicon grooves and localized surface treatments;
28. Silver nanowires: synthesis, characterization and optical properties;
29. The strength of gold nanowires and nanoporous gold;
30. Electrofluidic positioning of biofunctionalized nanowires; Author index; Subject index.
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Yi Cui Stanford University, California.

Lincoln Lauhon Northwestern University, Illinois.

A. Alec Talin
E. P. A. M. Bakkers Philips Research Laboratories, The Netherlands.
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