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Gao, Y. (author)
Semiconductor nanocrystals (NCs), which can have a variety of sizes, shapes and chemical compositions, will be a large and important family of future advanced materials.This thesis focuses on colloidal semiconductor NC solids, also called quantum-dot (QD) solids, which are promising materials for many applications, such as photo-detectors, field...
doctoral thesis 2012
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Prins, F. (author), Hayashi, T. (author), De Vos van Steenwijk, B.J.A. (author), Gao, B. (author), Osorio, E.A. (author), Muraki, K. (author), Van der Zant, H.S.J. (author)
We present a method to make Pt nanometer-spaced electrodes that are free of metallic particles and stable at ambient conditions. The nanogaps are fabricated using feedback-controlled electromigration to form few-atom contacts. When performing this procedure at elevated temperatures (>420?K), the Pt contacts undergo self-breaking so that...
journal article 2009