Gundiah, Gautam and Deepak, F. Leonard and Govindaraj , Achutharao and Rao, C. N. R. (2003) Carbon-assisted synthesis of silicon nanowires. CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS, 381 (5-6). pp. 579-583.
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Carbon-assisted synthesis of silicon nanowires has been accomplished with silicon powders as well as solid substrates. The method involves heating an intimate mixture of silicon powder and activated carbon or a carbon coated solid substrate in argon at 1200–1350 °C, and yields abundant quantities of crystalline nanowires. Besides being simple, the method eliminates the use of metal catalysts.
|Subjects:||Material Science > Nanochemistry|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Physics|
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Chemistry
|Deposited On:||27 Jan 2009 09:32|
|Last Modified:||06 Apr 2009 15:16|
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