This volume is intended to orient the reader in the fast developing field of semiconductor nanowires, by providing a series of self-contained monographs focusing on various nanowire-related topics. Each monograph serves as a short review of previous results in the literature and description of methods used in the field, as well as a summary of the authors recent achievements on the subject. Each report provides a brief sketch of the historical background behind, the physical and/or chemical principles underlying a specific nanowire fabrication/characterization technique, or the experimental/theoretical methods used to study a given nanowire property or device.
Understanding and building up the foundation of nanowire concept is a high requirement and a bridge to new technologies. Any attempt in such direction is considered as one step forward in the challenge of advanced nanotechnology. In the last few years, InTech scientific publisher has been taking the initiative of helping worldwide scientists to share and improve the methods and the nanowire technology. This book is one of InTech?s attempts to contribute to the promotion of this technology.
This potentially unique work offers various approaches on the implementation of nanowires. As it is widely known, nanotechnology presents the control of matter at the nanoscale and nanodimensions within few nanometers, whereas this exclusive phenomenon enables us to determine novel applications. This book presents an overview of recent and current nanowire application and implementation research worldwide. We examine methods of nanowire synthesis, types of materials used, and applications associated with nanowire research. Wide surveys of global activities in nanowire research are presented, as well.
This book describes some nanowires fabrication and their potential applications, both as standing alone or complementing carbon nanotubes and polymers. Understanding the design and working principles of nanowires described here, requires a multidisciplinary background of physics, chemistry, materials science, electrical and optoelectronics engineering, bioengineering, etc. This book is organized in eighteen chapters. In the first chapters, some considerations concerning the preparation of metallic and semiconductor nanowires are presented. Then, combinations of nanowires and carbon nanotubes are described and their properties connected with possible applications. After that, some polymer nanowires single or complementing metallic nanowires are reported. A new family of nanowires, the photoferroelectric ones, is presented in connection with their possible applications in nonvolatile memory devices. Finally, some applications of nanowires in Magnetic Resonance Imaging, photoluminescence, light sensing and field-effect transistors are described.
Nature Materials covers all applied and fundamental aspects of the synthesis/processing, structure/composition, properties and performance of materials, where "materials" are identified as substances in the condensed states (liquid, solid, colloidal) designed or manipulated for technological ends.
Coverage extends from research into the fundamental properties of light and how it interacts with matter through to the latest designs of optoelectronic device and emerging applications that exploit photons.
The journal content reflects core physics disciplines, but is also open to a broad range of topics whose central theme falls within the bounds of physics. Theoretical physics, particularly where it is pertinent to experiment, also features.
The Open Nanomedicine Journal aims to rapidly publish original scientific articles that focus on the advances of nanomedicine. The Open Nanomedicine Journal is a peer-reviewed nanomedicine journal publishing research articles, reviews, and letters in the field of nanomedicine. The journal publishes the articles of original research in the field of nanomedicine focusing on new advances on the medical applications of nanoscience and nanotechnology.
The Open Nanoscience Journal is a peer-reviewed Open Access online journal, which publishes research articles, reviews, and letters in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology, encompassing biotechnology, medicine, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, physics, biology, materials science and electronics.
Optical Nanoscopy is devoted to the rapid dissemination of original works on principles, development, and applications of optical imaging with spatial resolution substantially better than half the wavelength of light. The journal will have an emphasis on far- field optical approaches with resolution at the nanometer scale, as well as on advancements of near-field optical microscopy.
The purpose of this journal is to promote international academic exchange in the fields of Photonics and Optoelectronics in China and abroad, through the rapid reporting of new and important experimental results. This journal represents an important window into Chinese science and technology in the field of photonics and optoelectronics. Coverage includes new functional materials and devices; micro– nano– structure and quantum optoelectronics; optoelectronics information technology; sensing, measurement and inspection; storage and display; image and information processing.
The field of particle sizing and characterization is advancing rapidly and on many fronts. The same holds true for Particle & Particle Systems Characterization . Through the years PPSC has become the leading journal of its kind and the showcase for the cutting edge of theory and research.
Particle and Fibre Toxicology is interested in receiving manuscripts which report new scientific data, hypotheses and reviews on the toxicological effects of particles and fibres. The journal functions as a forum for scientific debate and communication between toxicology and disciplines that develop (nano)particles for future applications.