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Metal-seeded growth of III-V semiconductor nanowires: Towards gold-free synthesis

Dick, Kimberley A.; Caroff, Philippe

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Semiconductor nanowires composed of III-V materials have enormous potential to add new functionality to electronics and optical applications. However, integration of these promising structures into applications is severely limited by the current near-universal reliance on gold nanoparticles as seeds for nanowire fabrication. Although highly controlled fabrication is achieved, this metal is entirely incompatible with the Si-based electronics industry. In this Feature we review the progress...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69534
Source: Nanoscale
DOI: 10.1039/c3nr06692d

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