TITLE

Anisotropic electronic properties of Ni nanowires in oriented mesoporous silica film

AUTHOR(S)
Wei Cui; Xuemin Lu; Bin Su; Qinghua Lu; Yen Wei
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;10/12/2009, Vol. 95 Issue 15, p153102
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The electronic behavior of Ni nanowires in an oriented mesoporous silica thin film was reported. The hybrid film was prepared using a facile method of airflow-induced mesopore orientation from silica sol solution containing Ni2+ cation, followed by H2 reduction. Because of the confinement effect, the Ni nanowires were aligned in the oriented mesochannels, which resulted in anisotropic electronic responses. Such a property would be of great importance in the design of nanodevices for advanced photoelectric applications.
ACCESSION #
44665226

 

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