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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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The UC Berkeley engineers used an innovative fabrication technique that deposits nanowire 'hairs'.
The group intends to join the new strain-gated transducers to sensors and energy-drawing components they have previously prepared also from zinc oxide nanowires to make "self-sustainable, all-nanowire-based, multifunctional self-powered autonomous intelligent nanoscale systems.
Under terms of the agreement, Evolved Machines has secured or has obtained options to secure a variety of exclusive, worldwide rights, among which are the use of DNA-functionalized nanowire or nanotube-based sensor arrays for the detection and/or identification of an analyte or analytes in the gas and/or liquid phase.
Detecting the biomarkers is accomplished using sensitive biosensors made up of extremely fine nanowires having diameters of less than 10 nanometers.
Everywhere there's a metal contact, the electroplated nickel grows over the nanowire, capturing it," explained Sean Hearne, a Sandia researcher at CINT.
The university said associate mechanical engineering professor Liwei Lin and graduate students Ongi Englander and Dane Christensen used a gold-palladium alloy with silane vapor to create silicon nanowire, and a nickel-iron alloy with acetylene vapor to create carbon nanotube.
Oxide-assisted Semiconductor Nanowire Growth', MRS Bull.
They can be used in finding suitable components for future miniature devices, and for the more exciting possibilities of novel optoelectronic applications due to bright luminescence from porous silicon, nanoparticles and nanowires.
Semiconducting Silicon Nanowires for Biomedical Applications
The detector is made of zinc oxide nanowire in form of polycarbonate.
Among their topics are basic notions of one-dimensional superconductivity, quantum phase slips and quantum phase transitions, experimental techniques for fabricating nanowire, coherent quantum phase slips, and one-dimensional superconductivity in a related system.
When you have a zinc oxide nanowire under strain, you create a piezoelectric charge at both ends which forms a piezoelectric potential," Wang said.