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Structural and photoluminescence studies on catalytic growth of silicon/zinc oxide heterostructure nanowires

Su Kong Chong1*, Chang Fu Dee2 and Saadah Abdul Rahman1

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1 Low Dimensional Materials Research Centre, Department of Physics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur 50603, Malaysia

2 Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics (IMEN), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), Bangi, Selangor 43600, Malaysia

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Nanoscale Research Letters 2013, 8:174  doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-174

Published: 17 April 2013

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Initial growth stage of ZnO NRs on In/Si NWs. (a) FESEM image and (b) TEM micrograph of the newly grown ZnO NRs. (c) High magnification TEM micrographs of In seed-capped ZnO NRs. Figure S2. HRTEM micrograph of the amorphous In2O3 and ZnO interface enlarged from a TEM micrograph of an In seed-capped ZnO NR. The TEM micrograph of the In seed-capped ZnO NR is inserted in the figure.

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