Nanotech 2005 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2005 Vol. 2
Technical Proceedings of the 2005 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2

Inorganic Nanowires and Metallic Nano Structures Chapter 10

Conductive Films of Ordered High-Density Nanowire Arrays

Authors: J.S. Kulkarni, B. Daly, K.J. Ziegler, T. Crowley, D. Erts, B. Polyakov, M.A. Morris and J.D. Holmes

Affilation: University College Cork, Ireland

Pages: 627 - 629

Keywords: mesoporous silicas, anodized aluminium oxide, thin films, nanowires, conductive atomic force microscopy

We have prepared high-density, ordered arrays of semiconductor nanowires within the pores of mesoporous thin films (MTFs) and anodized aluminum oxide (AAO) matrices using a supercritical fluid solution-phase inclusion technique. Conductive atomic force microscopy (C-AFM) was utilized to study the electrical properties of the nanowires within these arrays. Nearly all of the semiconductor nanowires contained within the AAO substrates were found to possess similar electrical properties demonstrating that the nanowires are continuous and reproducible within each pore.

ISBN: 0-9767985-1-4
Pages: 808
Hardcopy: $109.95

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