Single-crystalline cubic structured InP nanosprings

Shen, G. Z., Bando, Y., Zhi, C. Y., Yuan, X. L., Sekiguchi, T. and Golberg, D. (2006) Single-crystalline cubic structured InP nanosprings. Applied Physics Letters, 88 24: 243106-1-243106-3. doi:10.1063/1.2208933

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Author Shen, G. Z.
Bando, Y.
Zhi, C. Y.
Yuan, X. L.
Sekiguchi, T.
Golberg, D.
Title Single-crystalline cubic structured InP nanosprings
Journal name Applied Physics Letters   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0003-6951
Publication date 2006
Year available 2006
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1063/1.2208933
Open Access Status File (Publisher version)
Volume 88
Issue 24
Start page 243106-1
End page 243106-3
Total pages 3
Place of publication Melville, N.Y.
Publisher American Institute of Physics
Language eng
Subject 0403 Geology
040306 Mineralogy and Crystallography
Abstract Cubic structured nanosprings, InP nanosprings, have been synthesized via a simple thermochemical process using InP and ZnS as the source materials. Each InP nanospring is formed by rolling up a single InP nanobelt with the growth direction along the <111> orientation. The formation of these novel nanostructures is mainly attributed to the minimization of the electrostatic energy due to the polar charges on the ±(002)side surfaces of cubic InP. Cathodoluminescence properties were also studied, which reveal that the InP nanosprings have three emission bands centered at <~736, <~920, and <~980 nm.
Keyword Nanosprings
Cubic structured
InP
ZnS
Cathodoluminescence
Q-Index Code C1

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