Gentile, P and David, T and Dhalluin, F and Buttard, D and Pauc, N and Den Hertog, M and Ferret, P and Baron, T (2008) The growth of small diameter silicon nanowires to nanotrees. NANOTECHNOLOGY, 19 (12).
Full text is not hosted in this archive but may be available via the Official URL, or by requesting a copy from the corresponding author.
Official URL: http://www.iop.org/EJ/abstract/0957-4484/19/12/125...
In this work we have studied a way to control the growth of small diameter silicon nanowires by the vapour-liquid-solid (VLS) mode. We have developed a method to deposit colloids with good density control, which is a key point for control of the nanowire (NW) diameter. We also show the high dependence of the allowed growth diameter on the growth conditions, opening the door to the realization of as-grown 2 nm silicon NWs. Finally we have developed a smart way to realize nanotrees in the same run, by tuning the growth conditions and using gold on the sidewall of nanowires, without the need for two catalyst deposition steps.
|Subjects:||Material Science > Functional and hybrid materials|
Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools
|Deposited By:||Farnush Anwar|
|Deposited On:||03 Dec 2008 16:51|
|Last Modified:||12 Feb 2009 14:58|
Repository Staff Only: item control page