# Networks of silicon nanowires: a large-scale atomistic electronic structure analysis

@article{Kelecs2013NetworksOS,
title={Networks of silicon nanowires: a large-scale atomistic electronic structure analysis},
author={Umit Kelecs and Bartosz Liedke and Karl-Heinz Heinig and Ceyhun Bulutay},
journal={arXiv: Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics},
year={2013}
}
• Published 15 November 2013
• Physics
• arXiv: Mesoscale and Nanoscale Physics
Networks of silicon nanowires possess intriguing electronic properties surpassing the predictions based on quantum confinement of individual nanowires. Employing large-scale atomistic pseudopotential computations, as yet unexplored branched nanostructures are investigated in the subsystem level, as well as in full assembly. The end product is a simple but versatile expression for the bandgap and band edge alignments of multiply-crossing Si nanowires for various diameters, number of crossings…
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