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The 'coolest' semiconductor nanowires

(PhysOrg.com) -- Semiconductor nanowires are essential materials in the development of cheaper and more efficient solar cells, as well as batteries with higher storage capacity. Moreover, they are important building blocks ...

dateMar 23, 2011 in Nanophysics
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Single quantum dot nanowire photodetectors

Moving a step closer toward quantum computing, a research team in the Netherlands recently fabricated a photodetector based on a single nanowire, in which the active element is a single quantum dot with a volume of a mere ...

dateDec 14, 2010 in Nanophysics
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