nanowire


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nanowire

(ˈnænəʊˌwaɪə)
n
a microscopically thin wire
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Nanowire transistors were then integrated with a pressure sensitive rubber so that it would be able to detect touch.
By having the zinc oxide in the form of a nanowire, (diameter 300 nanometers; length 400 micrometers), and bonded with metals at each end, Wang has effectively produced a tiny transistor, which is gated (open or shut, with electricity either flowing or not) by the strain applied to the nanowire.
Sixteen chapters discuss the historical perspective, growth techniques, thermodynamic and kinetic aspects of nanowire growth, modeling of nanowire growth, semiconducting nanowires, phase change materials, metallic nanowires, oxide nanowires, other nanowires, applications in electronics, applications in optoelectronics, applications in sensors, and applications in the energy sector.
Nanosys owns an extensive portfolio of IP around multiple aspects of nanotechnology including basic nanowire compositions, nanowire synthesis and the use of nanowires and other nanostructures for many applications.
The resultant current flow in the nanowire corresponds to the binding and unbinding of target molecules depending upon their concentration in the fluid.
The nanowire ends are embedded in nickel by selective electrodeposition over prepatterned electrodes.
A team of engineers at the University of California-Berkeley (UC-Berkeley) recently announced it has developed a new process that is able to form silicon nanowires and carbon nanotubes "directly on microstructures in a room temperature chamber" by isolating the microelectronics from the "extreme heat necessary for nanowire and nanotube growth.
nanowire growth was catalyzed by the ~10nm gold colloids that were coated on the silicon substrates.
More recently, reports on nanodiamond and amorphous carbon nanowire (14) have begun to appear.
3% efficiency GaAs nanowire photovoltaic device is based on SolFilm.
Their topics include growing and characterizing the nanowires, surface modification for biosensing applications, functional semiconducting silicon nanowires for cellular binding and internalization, silicon nanoneedles for drug delivery, fabricating an array for high-throughput screening in the biosciences, and semiconducting silicon nanowires and nanowire composites for biosensing and therapy.