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Title: Smooth germanium nanowires prepared by a hydrothermal deposition process

Abstract

Smooth germanium nanowires were prepared using Ge and GeO{sub 2} as the starting materials and Cu sheet as the substrate by a simple hydrothermal deposition process. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) characterizations show that the germanium nanowires are smooth and straight with uniform diameter of about 150 nm in average and tens of micrometers in length. X-ray diffraction (XRD) and Raman spectrum of the germanium nanowires display that the germanium nanowires are mainly composed of cubic diamond phase. PL spectrum shows a strong blue light emission at 441 nm. The growth mechanism is also discussed.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [2];  [1];  [3];  [1];  [1]
  1. School of Materials Science and Engineering, Institute of Molecular Engineering and Applied Chemistry, Key Laboratory of Materials Science and Processing of Anhui Province, Anhui University of Technology, Ma'anshan, Anhui 243002 (China)
  2. Henkel Huawei Electronics Co. Ltd., Lian'yungang, Jiangsu 222006 (China)
  3. Department of Materials Science, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433 (China)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22066147
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Materials Characterization; Journal Volume: 60; Journal Issue: 11; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2009 Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, The Netherlands, All rights reserved.; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; CRYSTAL GROWTH; CUBIC LATTICES; DEPOSITION; GERMANIUM; GERMANIUM OXIDES; PHOTON EMISSION; QUANTUM WIRES; RAMAN SPECTRA; SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY; SUBSTRATES; TRANSMISSION ELECTRON MICROSCOPY; X-RAY DIFFRACTION

Citation Formats

Pei, L.Z., E-mail: lzpei1977@163.com, Zhao, H.S., Tan, W., Yu, H.Y., Chen, Y.W., Fan, C.G., and Zhang, Qian-Feng, E-mail: zhangqf@ahut.edu.cn. Smooth germanium nanowires prepared by a hydrothermal deposition process. United States: N. p., 2009. Web. doi:10.1016/J.MATCHAR.2009.05.003.
Pei, L.Z., E-mail: lzpei1977@163.com, Zhao, H.S., Tan, W., Yu, H.Y., Chen, Y.W., Fan, C.G., & Zhang, Qian-Feng, E-mail: zhangqf@ahut.edu.cn. Smooth germanium nanowires prepared by a hydrothermal deposition process. United States. doi:10.1016/J.MATCHAR.2009.05.003.
Pei, L.Z., E-mail: lzpei1977@163.com, Zhao, H.S., Tan, W., Yu, H.Y., Chen, Y.W., Fan, C.G., and Zhang, Qian-Feng, E-mail: zhangqf@ahut.edu.cn. 2009. "Smooth germanium nanowires prepared by a hydrothermal deposition process". United States. doi:10.1016/J.MATCHAR.2009.05.003.
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title = {Smooth germanium nanowires prepared by a hydrothermal deposition process},
author = {Pei, L.Z., E-mail: lzpei1977@163.com and Zhao, H.S. and Tan, W. and Yu, H.Y. and Chen, Y.W. and Fan, C.G. and Zhang, Qian-Feng, E-mail: zhangqf@ahut.edu.cn},
abstractNote = {Smooth germanium nanowires were prepared using Ge and GeO{sub 2} as the starting materials and Cu sheet as the substrate by a simple hydrothermal deposition process. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) characterizations show that the germanium nanowires are smooth and straight with uniform diameter of about 150 nm in average and tens of micrometers in length. X-ray diffraction (XRD) and Raman spectrum of the germanium nanowires display that the germanium nanowires are mainly composed of cubic diamond phase. PL spectrum shows a strong blue light emission at 441 nm. The growth mechanism is also discussed.},
doi = {10.1016/J.MATCHAR.2009.05.003},
journal = {Materials Characterization},
number = 11,
volume = 60,
place = {United States},
year = 2009,
month =
}
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