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Spring 2011 Logo2011 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit

April 25-29, 2011 | San Francisco
Meeting Chairs: Ping Chen, Chang Beom-Eom, Samuel S. Mao, Ryan O'Hayre

Symposium EE : Semiconductor Nanowires---From Fundamentals to Applications

2011-04-26   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Volker Schmidt Max Planck Institute of Microstructure Physics
LincolnJ. Lauhon Northwestern University
Takashi Fukui Hokkaido University
GeorgeT. Wang Sandia National Laboratories
Mikael Bjoerk IBM Research GmbH

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IBM Research Zurich
JEOL USA
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EE1: Group IV Nanowires I
Session Chairs
Lincoln Lauhon
Tuesday PM, April 26, 2011
Room 3001 (Moscone West)

9:00 AM - **EE1.1
Nucleation and Early-stage Vapor-liquid-solid Growth of Epitaxial Group IV Nanowires.

Paul McIntyre 1
1 , Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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9:30 AM - EE1.2
Growth of Ge Nanowires from Compositionally Controlled Au-Cu Alloy Nanoparticle Catalysts.

Justin Connell 1 , Zakaria Al Balushi 1 , Kwonnam Sohn 1 , Jiaxing Huang 1 , Lincoln Lauhon 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States

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9:45 AM - EE1.3
In Situ Stability Study of Initially Coherent Ge-core/SiGe-shell Nanowires.

Shu Hu 1 , Irene Goldthorpe 1 , Shruti Thombare 1 , Marika Gunji 1 , Ann Marshall 2 , Paul McIntyre 1 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 , Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, Stanford, California, United States

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10:00 AM - EE1.4
In-situ TEM Observation of the Growth of Si Nanowires by Catalysts of Ag-Au Alloy.

Yi-Chia Chou 1 2 , Cheng-Yen Wen 1 2 , Mark Reuter 2 , Eric Stach 1 3 , Frances Ross 2
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Purdue University , West Lafayette, Indiana, United States, 2 , IBM T. J. Watson Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, United States, 3 , Brookhaven National Lab, Upton, New York, United States

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10:15 AM - EE1.5
Novel In Situ Catalyst Alloying Enables Abrupt Interfaces without Kinking in VLS Growth of Si-Ge Axial Nanowire Heterostructures.

Daniel Perea 1 , Nan Li 1 , Amit Misra 1 , S. Tom Picraux 1
1 Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States

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10:30 AM - EE1.6
Size Effects in Ni Catalyzed Germanium Nanowire Growth.

Shruti Thombare 1 , Ann Marshall 2 , Paul McIntyre 1 2
1 Materials Science Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States, 2 Geballe Laboratory for Advanced Materials, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States

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10:45 AM - EE1.7
An in-situ Chemical Study of the Influence of Hydrogen on Si Nanowire Crystal Orientation, Catalyst Diffusion, and Faceting.

Naechul Shin 1 , Michael Filler 1
1 School of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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11:00 AM - EE1:Group IV Nan
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11:30 AM - **EE1.8
New Directions for Wire Arrays in High Efficiency Photovoltaics and Solar Fuel Synthesis.

Harry Atwater 1 , Dan Turner-Evans 1 , Morgan Putnam 3 , Michael Kelzenberg 1 , Nathan Lewis 2 , Emily Warren 3 , Chris Chen 4 , Adele Tamboli 1
1 Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 3 Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 2 Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 4 Materials Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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12:00 PM - EE1.9
Wafer-scale Growth of Silicon Microwire Arrays.

Adele Tamboli 1 , Christopher Chen 1 , Daniel Turner-Evans 1 , Michael Kelzenberg 1 , Harry Atwater 1
1 Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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12:15 PM - EE1.10
Optical Absorption in Si Heterojunction Wire Arrays.

Andrey Poletayev 1 3 , Hal Emmer 2 3 , Michael Deceglie 2 3 , Daniel Turner-Evans 2 3 , Michael Kelzenberg 2 3 , Morgan Putnam 2 3 , Nathan Lewis 1 3 , Harry Atwater 2 3
1 Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 3 Kavli Nanoscience Institute, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States, 2 Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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12:30 PM - EE1.11
Radial Junction Silicon Microwire Photocathodes.

Emily Warren 1 , Shannon Boettcher 1 2 , Michael Walter 1 , Harry Atwater 2 , Nathan Lewis 1
1 Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Caltech, Pasadena, California, United States, 2 Divison of Engineering and Applied Science, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California, United States

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