Nanowire formation under femtosecond laser radiation in liquid

  title={Nanowire formation under femtosecond laser radiation in liquid},
  author={Kiyotaka Miura and Kazuyuki Hirao and Yasuhiko Shimotsuma},
The size and shape of nanoscale materials provide excellent control over many of the physical and chemical properties, including electrical and thermal conductivity, magnetic properties, luminescence, and catalytic activity (Lieber, 1998). In particular, the synthesis and morphological control of nanosized particles, which exhibit surprising and novel phenomena based on the unique property called the quantum size effect, are attractive to chemists and physicists (Alivisatos, 1996). In recent… 
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