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nanowire

A wire made from nanotubes. A nanowire allows a much lower current to flow compared to metal wire. See nanotube.
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Imec is looking into extending silicon CMOS technology by tackling the detrimental impact of parasitics on device performance and reliability, and by introducing novel architectures such as gate-all-around nanowires, that are considered to improve short channel control.
However, reducing the size is not possible due to the structural problems without using nanostructures such as nanowires, quantum dots, carbon nanotubes and graphene.
23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nanowires are building blocks for next generation of electronics, photonics, sensors and energy applications.
26] have reported the fabrication of arrays of ordered indefinitely long nanowires and nanotubes in a flexible polymer fiber by fiber co-drawing method at low temperature, but it cannot produce high-melting-point alloy or metallic nanowires array directly.
Nanostructures, such as quantum dots, nanowires and nanofilms, have recently gained popularity in 3rd generation photovoltaics research as they exhibit peculiar electronic properties one of which is higher-than-bulk multiple exciton generation (MEG) rates due to the enhanced Coulomb interaction.
We are also seeing the solar industry beginning to think out of the box with a slew of entirely new nanomaterials such as quantum dots, nanowires, nanotubes and graphene.
However, even if silicone nanowires were introduced, there would remain the issue of passengers exhaling a particle that can be linked directly to the pathogen, such as viral particles.
The super capacitor was created by growing nanowires perpendicular to the surface of the wire and these nanowires were coated with a gold palladium alloy, which acts as a current collector for the super capacitor.
Topics covered include terahertz systems and devices, quantum cellular automata, single electron transistors graphene devices and carbon tube applications, carbon nanotube transistor modeling and fabrication, nanowires and nanowire transistors, nano-redundant systems and nanomagnetic logic, and spintronics.
What's really exciting about this technique is that we don't have to carve the nanowires from a solid piece of metal or alloy.
In the first compartment is a densely packed forest of silicon nanowires coated with antibodies, molecules that latch onto specific proteins.
To reduce the polysilicon size further, the resulting 2[micro]m polysilicon nanowires were oxidized at 850 [degrees]C for 15minutes followed by BOE dipping to remove the oxide.