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Self-Assembled Multilayers of Vertically Aligned Semiconductor Nanorods on Device-Scale Areas

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  • Marco Zanella,

    1. Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, via Morego 30, 16163 Genova, Italy, Fax: +39 010 71781 236
    Current affiliation:
    1. M.Z. and R.G. contributed equally to this work.
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  • Raquel Gomes,

    1. Physics and Chemistry of Nanostructures, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281-S3, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Current affiliation:
    1. M.Z. and R.G. contributed equally to this work.
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  • Mauro Povia,

    1. Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, via Morego 30, 16163 Genova, Italy, Fax: +39 010 71781 236
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  • Cinzia Giannini,

    1. CNR-Istituto di Crystallografia (IC), Via Amendola 122/O, I-70126 Bari, Italy
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  • Yang Zhang,

    1. Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, via Morego 30, 16163 Genova, Italy, Fax: +39 010 71781 236
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  • Alexander Riskin,

    1. Hasselt University, Institute for Materials Research, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Agoralaan building D, B 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium, IMEC vzw, division IMOMEC, Agoralaan building D, B 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium
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  • Marlies Van Bael,

    1. Hasselt University, Institute for Materials Research, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, Agoralaan building D, B 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium, IMEC vzw, division IMOMEC, Agoralaan building D, B 3590 Diepenbeek, Belgium
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  • Zeger Hens,

    1. Physics and Chemistry of Nanostructures, Ghent University, Krijgslaan 281-S3, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
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  • Liberato Manna

    Corresponding author
    1. Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, via Morego 30, 16163 Genova, Italy, Fax: +39 010 71781 236
    • Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia, via Morego 30, 16163 Genova, Italy, Fax: +39 010 71781 236.
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Abstract

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Drop casting of highly concentrated solutions of nanorods in high boiling point solvents, followed by slow solvent evaporation, leads to the formation of crack-free multilayers of vertically aligned rods in square centimeter areas.

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