In situ electrochemical fabrication of natural contacts on single nanowires

Wenhao Wu; DiMaria, J.B.; Yoo, Han G.; Pan, Shanlin; Rothberg, L.J.; Yong Zhang
February 2004
Applied Physics Letters;2/9/2004, Vol. 84 Issue 6, p966
Academic Journal
We report a template-based in situ electrochemical method for fabricating natural electric contacts on single nanowires using a pair of cross-patterned electrodes. Such electric contacts are highly stable upon thermal cycling between room temperature and milli-Kelvin temperatures. Direct imaging of the single-nanowire contacts using scanning electron microscopy is also demonstrated. © 2004 American Institute of Physics.


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