Figure 3.

SEM images ofaSiO2precursor nanofibers,bTb nanoclusters occurring on the surface of the precursor nanofibers at 1,200 °C, andcSiC nanorods grown on the precursor nanofibers at 1,250 °C for 1 h. Bottom: Schematic illustration of the VLS growth process of the SiC nanorods grown on the precursor nanofibers

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