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A nanowire is a nanostructure, with the diameter of the order of a nanometer. Alternatively, nanowires can be defined as structures that have a thickness or diameter constrained to tens of nanometers or less and an unconstrained length. At these scales, quantum mechanical effects are important.

Learn more about quantum dots from the many resources on this site, listed below. More information on Nanowires can be found here.

Resources (1-20 of 83)

  1. [Illinois] CNST 2012: III-V Semiconductor Nanowire Arraybased Transistors

    02 Jun 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Xiuling Li

    http://nanohub.org/resources/14040

  2. [Illinois] Bio-sensing Summer Series 2010: Biomimetic Cilia Sensor Arrays Using Electrochemically Synthesized Magnetic Nanowires

    07 Feb 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bethanie J. Hills Stadler

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    http://nanohub.org/resources/16744

  3. [Illinois] BioNanotechnology Seminar Series Fall 2012: Label-Free Electronic Detection of Cancer Biomarkers Using Silicon Nanowire Arrays

    18 Dec 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian Dorvel

    Improving the performance and lowering the analyte detection limits of optical and electronic biosensors is essential for advancing wide ranging applications in diagnostics and drug discovery. One...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16100

  4. [Illinois] Nano EP Series: Thermoelectrics of Roughened Silicon Nanowire Arrays

    12 Dec 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jyothi Sadhu

    "Thermoelectrics of Roughened Silicon Nanowire Arrays" The possibility of using silicon as a thermoelectric material for waste heat recovery is technologically significant due to silicon's...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16093

  5. [Illinois] Nano EP Seminar Series: Thin-Film Nanocalorimetry of Lamellar Silver Alkanethiolate Crystals

    26 Nov 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lito de la Rama

    "Thin-Film Nanocalorimetry of Lamellar Silver Alkanethiolate Crystals" Materials exhibit unique thermodynamic properties at the nanoscale.The study of size-dependent phenomena is critical in our...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16000

  6. CHM 696 Lecture 14: Semiconductor Nanoparticles, Nanorods, and Nanowires: Properties and Applications I

    02 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11369

  7. CHM 696 Lecture 15: Semiconductor Nanoparticles, Nanorods, and Nanowires: Properties and Applications II

    02 Jun 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexander Wei

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11373

  8. Tutorial 4b: Introduction to the NEMO3D Tool - Electronic Structure and Transport in 3D

    29 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Electronic Structure and Transport in 3D - Quantum Dots, Nanowires and Ultra-Thin Body Transistors

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11049

  9. Atomistic Modeling and Simulation Tools for Nanoelectronics and their Deployment on nanoHUB.org

    16 Dec 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    At the nanometer scale the concepts of device and material meet and a new device is a new material and vice versa. While atomistic device representations are novel to device physicists, the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/10199

  10. Limits of Thermal Processes and their Implications on Efficient Energy Utilization

    27 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Arunava Majumdar

    About 90 percent of the world’s energy use involves thermal processes – thermal engines to generate mechanical power; heating and cooling in buildings; heating involved in manufacturing of steel,...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9898

  11. Thermoelectric effects in semiconductor nanostructures: Role of electron and lattice properties

    06 Oct 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Abhijeet Paul, Gerhard Klimeck

    This presentation covers some aspects of present development in the field of thermoelectricity and focuses particularly on the silicon nanowires as potential thermoelectric materials. The...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9787

  12. Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 35: Alloy Disorder in Nanowires

    05 Aug 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck, Timothy Boykin, Neerav Kharche, Mathieu Luisier, Neophytos Neophytou

    This presentation discusses the consequences of Alloy Disorder in unstrained strained AlGaAs nanowires Relationship between dispersion relationship and transmission in perfectly ordered...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/9280

  13. ECET 499N Lecture 10: Nanomaterials

    12 Apr 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Helen McNally

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8771

  14. Metal Oxide Nanowires as Gas Sensing Elements: from Basic Research to Real World Applications

    21 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Andrei Kolmakov

    Quasi 1-D metal oxide single crystal chemiresistors are close to occupy their specific niche in the real world of solid state sensorics. Potentially, the major advantage of this kind of sensors...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5738

  15. Illinois ECE 598EP Lecture 8 - Hot Chips: Thermal Conductivity of Solids

    24 Jun 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eric Pop, Omar N Sobh

    Thermal Conductivity of Solids Topics: Kinetic Theory of Energy Transport Simple Kinetic Theory Assumptions Phonon MFP and Scattering Time Silicon Film Thermal Conductivity Silicon...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6985

  16. Lecture 2: Thresholds, Islands, and Fractals

    04 Nov 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Three basic concepts of the percolation theory – namely, percolation threshold, cluster size distribution, and fractal dimension – are defined and methods to calculate them are illustrated via...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5698

  17. Lecture 1: Percolation in Electronic Devices

    04 Nov 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Even a casual review of modern electronics quickly convinces everyone that randomness of geometrical parameters must play a key role in understanding the transport properties. Despite the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5697

  18. Some Important Aspects of the Chemistry of Nanomaterials

    01 Jul 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): C.N.R. Rao

    Keynote address for the launch of the Center for Analytical Instrumentation Development.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4838

  19. BNC Annual Research Review: Thin-Film Electronics using Nanowire Transistors

    06 Jun 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David Janes

    This presentation is part of a collection of presentations describing the projects, people, and capabilities enhanced by research performed in the Birck Center, and a look at plans for the...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4722

  20. Exploring CMOS-Nano Hybrid Technology in Three Dimensions

    31 Mar 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Wei Wang

    CMOS-nano hybrid technology incorporate the advantages of both traditional CMOS and novel nanowire/nanotube structures, which will enhance future IC performances and create long-term...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4216

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