Twin plane re-entrant mechanism for catalytic nanowire growth

Andrew D. Gamalski, Peter W. Voorhees*, Caterina Ducati, Renu Sharma, Stephan Hofmann

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Abstract

A twin-plane based nanowire growth mechanism is established using Au catalyzed Ge nanowire growth as a model system. Video-rate lattice-resolved environmental transmission electron microscopy shows a convex, V-shaped liquid catalyst-nanowire growth interface for a âŸ̈112âŸ

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1288-1292
Number of pages5
JournalNano letters
Volume14
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 12 2014

Keywords

  • Nanowire
  • environmental transmission electron microscopy
  • twin plane re-entrant mechanism
  • vapor-liquid-solid growth model

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering

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