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Nanobeam Mechanics: Elasticity, Strength, and Toughness of Nanorods and Nanotubes
The Young's modulus, strength, and toughness of nanostructures are important to proposed applications ranging from nanocomposites to probe microscopy, yet there is little direct knowledge of theseExpand
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Multiplexed electrical detection of cancer markers with nanowire sensor arrays
We describe highly sensitive, label-free, multiplexed electrical detection of cancer markers using silicon-nanowire field-effect devices in which distinct nanowires and surface receptors areExpand
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Structural ( n, m) determination of isolated single-wall carbon nanotubes by resonant Raman scattering.
We show that the Raman scattering technique can give complete structural information for one-dimensional systems, such as carbon nanotubes. Resonant confocal micro-Raman spectroscopy of an (n,m)Expand
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Direct ultrasensitive electrical detection of DNA and DNA sequence variations using nanowire nanosensors
The development of electrically addressable, label-free detectors for DNA and other biological macromolecules has the potential to impact basic biological research as well as screening in medical andExpand
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Directed assembly of one-dimensional nanostructures into functional networks.
One-dimensional nanostructures, such as nanowires and nanotubes, represent the smallest dimension for efficient transport of electrons and excitons and thus are ideal building blocks for hierarchicalExpand
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Ge/Si nanowire heterostructures as high-performance field-effect transistors
Semiconducting carbon nanotubes and nanowires are potential alternatives to planar metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs) owing, for example, to their unique electronicExpand
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Atomic structure and electronic properties of single-walled carbon nanotubes
Carbon nanotubes are predicted to be metallic or semiconducting depending on their diameter and the helicity of the arrangement of graphitic rings in their walls. Scanning tunnelling microscopy (STM)Expand
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High Performance Silicon Nanowire Field Effect Transistors
Silicon nanowires can be prepared with single-crystal structures, diameters as small as several nanometers and controllable hole and electron doping, and thus represent powerful building blocks forExpand
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Diameter-controlled synthesis of single-crystal silicon nanowires
Monodisperse silicon nanowires were synthesized by exploiting well-defined gold nanoclusters as catalysts for one-dimensional growth via a vapor–liquid–solid mechanism. Transmission electronExpand
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Growth of nanowire superlattice structures for nanoscale photonics and electronics
The assembly of semiconductor nanowires and carbon nanotubes into nanoscale devices and circuits could enable diverse applications in nanoelectronics and photonics. Individual semiconductingExpand
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