Chemical functionalisation of silicon and germanium nanowires

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dc.contributor.author Collins, Gillian
dc.contributor.author Holmes, Justin D.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-09-12T15:20:50Z
dc.date.available 2018-09-12T15:20:50Z
dc.date.issued 2011-06-03
dc.identifier.citation Collins, G. and Holmes, J. D. (2011) 'Chemical functionalisation of silicon and germanium nanowires', Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21(30), pp. 11052-11069. doi: 10.1039/C1JM11028D en
dc.identifier.volume 21 en
dc.identifier.startpage 11052 en
dc.identifier.endpage 11069 en
dc.identifier.issn 0959-9428
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/6764
dc.identifier.doi 10.1039/C1JM11028D
dc.description.abstract The reduced dimensionality of nanowires implies that surface effects significantly influence their properties, which has important implications for the fabrication of nanodevices such as field effect transistors and sensors. This review will explore the strategies available for wet chemical functionalisation of silicon (Si) and germanium (Ge) nanowires. The stability and electrical properties of surface modified Si and Ge nanowires is explored. While this review will focus primarily on nanowire surfaces, much has been learned from work on planar substrates and differences between 2D and nanowire surfaces will be high-lighted. The possibility of band gap engineering and controlling electronic characteristics through surface modification provides new opportunities for future nanowire based applications. Nano-sensing is emerging as a major application of modified Si nanowires and the progress of these devices to date is discussed. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) en
dc.relation.uri http://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2011/jm/c1jm11028d
dc.rights © The Royal Society of Chemistry 2011 en
dc.subject Electric wire en
dc.subject Electric properties en
dc.subject Field effect transistors en
dc.subject Germanium en
dc.subject Nanowires en
dc.subject Silicon en
dc.subject Two dimensional en
dc.title Chemical functionalisation of silicon and germanium nanowires en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Justin D. Holmes, Chemistry, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: j.holmes@ucc.ie en
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dc.date.updated 2018-08-06T14:46:56Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.contributor.funder Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering and Technology en
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Journal of Materials Chemistry en
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dc.internal.IRISemailaddress j.holmes@ucc.ie en
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Centre for Science Engineering and Technology (CSET)/08/CE/I1432/IE/CSET CRANN: 2nd Term funding/ en


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