Surface energy driven agglomeration and growth of single crystal metal wires

Show simple item record Jung, Soon Jung Lutz, Tarek Boese, Markus Holmes, Justin D. Boland, John J. 2012-12-18T10:05:58Z 2012-12-18T10:05:58Z 2011-03
dc.identifier.citation Jung, S.J., Lutz, T., Boese, M., Holmes, J. D., Boland, J. J. (2011) 'Surface energy driven agglomeration and growth of single crystal metal wires'. Nano Letters, 11 :1294-1299. doi:10.1021/nl104357e en
dc.identifier.volume 11 en
dc.identifier.issued 3 en
dc.identifier.startpage 1294 en
dc.identifier.endpage 1299 en
dc.identifier.issn 1530-6984
dc.identifier.issn 1530-6992
dc.identifier.doi 10.1021/nl104357e
dc.description.abstract We introduce a novel wire growth technique that involves simply heating a multilayer film specifically designed to take advantage of the different surface energies of the substrate and film components. In all cases the high surface energy component is extruded as a single crystal nanowire. Moreover we demonstrate that patterning the bilayer film generates localized surface agglomeration waves during the anneal that can be exploited to position the grown wires. Examples of Au and Cu nanowire growth are presented, and the generalization of this method to other systems is discussed. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland (Grant No. 06/IN.1/I106); Science Foundation Ireland (Grant 03/CE3/M406) en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher American Chemical Society en
dc.rights © 2011, American Chemical Society. This document is the Accepted Manuscript version of a Published Work that appeared in final form in Nano Letters, copyright © American Chemical Society after peer review and technical editing by the publisher.To access the final edited and published work see en
dc.subject Growth method en
dc.subject Single crystal en
dc.subject Au wire en
dc.subject Cu wire en
dc.subject Surface energy en
dc.subject Agglomeration en
dc.subject.lcsh Nanoparticles en
dc.title Surface energy driven agglomeration and growth of single crystal metal wires en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorurl en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Justin D. Holmes, Chemistry, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en 2012-12-04T16:04:05Z
dc.description.version Accepted Version en
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dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle Nano Letters en
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dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Principal Investigator Programme (PI)/06/IN.1/I106/IE/Integrated Nanoscale Materials and Devices/
dc.relation.project info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/SFI/SFI Centre for Science Engineering and Technology (CSET)/03/CE3/M406/IE/CSET CRANN: Centre for Research on Adaptive Nanostructures and Nanodevices (CRANN)/

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