Alignment strategies for the assembly of nanowires with submicron diameters

Jong Kuk Lim, Byung Yang Lee, María Laura Pedano, Andrew J. Senesi, Jae Won Jang, Wooyoung Shim, Seunghun Hong, Chad A. Mirkin

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Two alignment strategies are introduced to assemble and align template-grown gold nanowires with submicron diameters. Multiple nanowires are effectively assembled across large areas on hydrophilic templates by exploiting the low interfacial tension at the water-chloroform interface. To achieve single nanowire alignment, the nanowires may be brushed across an array of lithographically defined trenches.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1736-1740
Number of pages5
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Aug 16

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biotechnology
  • Biomaterials
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Science(all)


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