One-Dimensional Nanostructures : Principles and Applications

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2013-01-22
  • Publisher: Wiley

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This book consolidates a wealth of current and complex information regarding one-dimensional nanostructures into one volume for practicing chemists, physicists, materials scientists, and engineers in industry and academia. One-dimensional nanostructures are both on the forefront of fundamental materials research and becoming part of our daily lives. More than fifteen worldwide experts provide in-depth chapters on their specific areas, including photodetectors, gas sensors, biosensors, chemical sensors, field-emitters, lasers, lithium-ion batteries, supercapacitors, light emitting diodes (LED), photovoltaics, nanogenerators, thermoelectrics, piezoelectrics, and field-effect transistors.

Author Biography

TIANYOU ZHAI, PhD, is a Faculty at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, P. R. China. His research interests include the controlled fabrication, novel properties and optoelectronic applications of semiconductor nanostructures.

JIANNIAN YAO, PhD, is a Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science at the Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences. He is also the chairman of the Chinese Chemical Society and the Vice President of the National Natural Science Foundation of China. His research focuses on opto-functional materials.

Table of Contents



Editors’ Biographies

1. One-Dimensional Semiconductor Nanostructure Growth with Templates
Zhang-Zhang and Stephan Senz

2. Metal-Ligand Systems for the Construction of One-Dimensional Nanostructures
Rubén Mas-Ballesté and Félix Zamora

3. Supercritical Fluid-Liquid-Solid (SFLS) Growth of Semiconductor Nanowires
Brian Korgel

4. Colloidal Semiconductors Nanowires
Zhen Li, Qiao Sun Zhonghua Zhu, Sean C. Smith and Max (Gaoqing) Lu

5. Core-Shell Effect on Nucleation and Growth of Epitaxial Silicide in Nanowire of Silicon
Yi-Chia Chou and King-Ning Tu

6. Selected Properties of Graphene and Carbon Nanotubes
H. S. S. Ramakrishna Matte, K. S. Subrahmanyam, A. Govindaraj and C. N. R. Rao

7. One-Dimensional Semiconductor Nanowire: Synthesis and Raman Scattering
Jun Zhang, Jun Pan, Jian Wu and Qihua Xiong

8. Optical Properties and Applications of Hematite (α-Fe2O3) Nanostructures
Yichuan Ling, Damon A. Wheeler, Jin Zhong Zhang and Yat Li

9. Doping Effect on the Novel Optical Properties of Semiconductor Nanowires
Bingsuo Zou, Guozhang Dai, and Ruibin Liu

10. Quantum Confinement Phenomena in Bioinspired and Biological Peptide Nanostructures
Gil Rosenman and Nadav Amdurskyb

11. One-Dimensional Nanostructures for Energy Harvesting
Zhiyong Fan, Johnny C. Ho and Baoling Huang

12. p-n Junction Silicon Nanowire Arrays for Photovoltaic Applications
Jun Luo and Jing Zhu

13. One-Dimensional Nanostructured Metal Oxides for Lithium-Ion Batteries
Huiqiao Li, De Li and Haoshen Zhou

14. Carbon Nanotube Based High Performance Electronic and Optoelectronic Devices
Lianmao Peng, Zhiyong Zhang, Yan Li and Sheng Wang

15. Properties and Devices of Single One Dimensional Nanostructure: Applications of Scanning Probe Microscopy
Wei-Guang Xie, Jian-Bin Xu, and Jin An

16. Recent Advances in One-Dimensional Metal Oxide Nanostructures: Optical and Optoelectronic Applications
Lei Liao and Xiangfeng Duan

17. Organic One-Dimensional Nanostructures: Construction and Optoelectronic Properties
Yongsheng Zhao and Jiannian Yao

18. Controllable Growth and Assembly of One-Dimensional Structures of Organic Function Materials for Optoelectronic Applications
Liang Jiang, Huanli Dong and Wenping Hu

19. Type-II Antimonide Based Superlattices, A One-Dimensional Bulk Semiconductor
Manijeh Razeghi and Binh-Minh Nguyen

20. Quasi One-Dimensional Metal Oxide Nanostructures for Gas-Sensors
Andrea Ponzoni, Guido Faglia and Giorgio Sberveglieri

21. One-Dimensional Nanostructures in Plasmonics
Xuefeng Gu, Teng Qiu and Paul K. Chu

22. Lateral Metallic Nanostructures for Spintronics
Marius V. Costache, Bart J. van Wees, and Sergio O. Valenzuela

23. One-Dimensional Inorganic Nanostructures for Field-Emitters
Tianyou Zhai, Xi Wang, Liang Li, Yoshio Bando and Dmitri Goldberg

24. One-Dimensional Field-Effect Transistors
Joachim Knoch

25. Nanowire Field Effect Transistors for Electrical Interfacing with Cells and Tissue
Bozhi Tian 

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