Nanowires as Building Blocks of New Devices: Present State and Prospects

  1. Sanjay Mathur,
  2. Mrityunjay Singh,
  3. Dileep Singh and
  4. Jonathan Salem
  1. F. Hernandez-Ramirez1,2,
  2. J. D. Prades2,
  3. R. Rodriguez-Diaz2,
  4. A. Romano-Rodriguez2,
  5. J. R. Morante2,3 and
  6. S. Mathur4

Published Online: 14 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470584378.ch1

Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology III

Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology III

How to Cite

Hernandez-Ramirez, F., Prades, J. D., Rodriguez-Diaz, R., Romano-Rodriguez, A., Morante, J. R. and Mathur, S. (2009) Nanowires as Building Blocks of New Devices: Present State and Prospects, in Nanostructured Materials and Nanotechnology III (eds S. Mathur, M. Singh, D. Singh and J. Salem), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470584378.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Electronic Nanosystems S.L, Barcelona, Spain

  2. 2

    EME/XaRMAE/IN2UB, Dept. d'Electrònica, Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

  3. 3

    IREC, Catalonia Institute for Energy Research, Barcelona, Spain

  4. 4

    Department of Inorganic Chemistry, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470457573

Online ISBN: 9780470584378

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Keywords:

  • nanowires;
  • building blocks;
  • single-crystalline semiconductor nanowires;
  • electrical characterization;
  • nanomaterials

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • On the Advantages of Using Nanowires in Functional Devices

  • On the First Prototypes Using Individual Nanowires

  • Towards Real Devices

  • Future Challenges

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References