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INEC 2011

  1. Nano Express

    Influence of Y-doped induced defects on the optical and magnetic properties of ZnO nanorod arrays prepared by low-temperature hydrothermal process

    One-dimensional pure zinc oxide (ZnO) and Y-doped ZnO nanorod arrays have been successfully fabricated on the silicon substrate for comparison by a simple hydrothermal process at the low temperature of 90°C. T...

    Chung-Yuan Kung, San-Lin Young, Hone-Zern Chen, Ming-Cheng Kao, Lance Horng, Yu-Tai Shih, Chen-Cheng Lin, Teng-Tsai Lin and Chung-Jen Ou

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:372

    Published on: 7 July 2012

  2. Nano Express

    Low-temperature poly-Si nanowire junctionless devices with gate-all-around TiN/Al2O3 stack structure using an implant-free technique

    In this work, we present a gate-all-around (GAA) low-temperature poly-Si nanowire (NW) junctionless device with TiN/Al2O3 gate stack using an implant-free approach. Since the source/drain and channel regions are ...

    Chun-Jung Su, Tzu-I Tsai, Horng-Chih Lin, Tiao-Yuan Huang and Tien-Sheng Chao

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:339

    Published on: 22 June 2012

  3. Nano Express

    One-pot synthesis of poly (3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)-Pt nanoparticle composite and its application to electrochemical H2O2 sensor

    Poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene)-Pt nanoparticle composite was synthesized in one-pot fashion using a photo-assisted chemical method, and its electrocatalytic properties toward hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) was invest...

    Li-Chi Chang, Huan-Nung Wu, Chia-Yu Lin, Yi-Hsuan Lai, Chih-Wei Hu and Kuo-Chuan Ho

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:319

    Published on: 20 June 2012

  4. Nano Express

    Formation polarity dependent improved resistive switching memory characteristics using nanoscale (1.3 nm) core-shell IrOx nano-dots

    Improved resistive switching memory characteristics by controlling the formation polarity in an IrOx/Al2O3/IrOx-ND/Al2O3/WOx/W structure have been investigated. High density of 1 × 1013/cm2 and small size of 1.3 ...

    Writam Banerjee, Siddheswar Maikap, Chao-Sung Lai, Yi-Yan Chen, Ta-Chang Tien, Heng-Yuan Lee, Wei-Su Chen, Frederick T Chen, Ming-Jer Kao, Ming-Jinn Tsai and Jer-Ren Yang

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:194

    Published on: 22 March 2012

  5. Nano Express

    Structure of Co-2 × 2 nanoislands grown on Ag/Ge(111)-√3 × √3 surface studied by scanning tunneling microscopy

    We have found that Co-2 × 2 islands grown on an Ag/Ge(111)-√3 × √3 surface have hcp structure with the (11-20) orientation. The island evolution involves transformation of the unit cell shape from parallelogra...

    Xiao-Lan Huang, Chun-Liang Lin, Agnieszka Tomaszewska, Chun-Rong Chen and Tsu-Yi Fu

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:189

    Published on: 19 March 2012

  6. Nano Express

    A novel randomly textured phosphor structure for highly efficient white light-emitting diodes

    We have successfully demonstrated the enhanced luminous flux and lumen efficiency in white light-emitting diodes by the randomly textured phosphor structure. The textured phosphor structure was fabricated by a...

    Hsin Chu Chen, Kuo Ju Chen, Chao Hsun Wang, Chien Chung Lin, Chia Chi Yeh, Hsin Han Tsai, Min Hsiung Shih, Hao Chung Kuo and Tien Chang Lu

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:188

    Published on: 16 March 2012

  7. Nano Express

    Effect of non-lattice oxygen on ZrO2-based resistive switching memory

    ZrO2-based resistive switching memory has attracted much attention according to its possible application in the next-generation nonvolatile memory. The Al/ZrO2/Pt resistive switching memory with bipolar resistive...

    Chun-Chieh Lin, Yi-Peng Chang, Huei-Bo Lin and Chu-Hsuan Lin

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:187

    Published on: 14 March 2012

  8. Nano Express

    Applications of multi-walled carbon nanotube in electronic packaging

    Thermal management of integrated circuit chip is an increasing important challenge faced today. Heat dissipation of the chip is generally achieved through the die attach material and solders. With the temperat...

    Cher Ming Tan, Charles Baudot, Yongdian Han and Hongyang Jing

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:183

    Published on: 9 March 2012

  9. Nano Express

    Immobilization of enzyme and antibody on ALD-HfO2-EIS structure by NH3 plasma treatment

    Thin hafnium oxide layers deposited by an atomic layer deposition system were investigated as the sensing membrane of the electrolyte-insulator-semiconductor structure. Moreover, a post-remote NH3 plasma treatmen...

    I-Shun Wang, Yi-Ting Lin, Chi-Hsien Huang, Tseng-Fu Lu, Cheng-En Lue, Polung Yang, Dorota G Pijanswska, Chia-Ming Yang, Jer-Chyi Wang, Jau-Song Yu, Yu-Sun Chang, Chien Chou and Chao-Sung Lai

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:179

    Published on: 8 March 2012

  10. Nano Express

    Rapid identification of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection by a new array format-based surface plasmon resonance method

    Tubercle bacillus [TB] is one of the most important chronic infectious diseases that cause millions of deaths annually. While conventional smear microscopy and culture methods are widely used for diagnosis of ...

    Shang-Chen Hsieh, Chia-Chen Chang, Chia-Chen Lu, Chia-Fong Wei, Chuan-Sheng Lin, Hsin-Chih Lai and Chii-Wann Lin

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:180

    Published on: 8 March 2012

  11. Nano Express

    Preparation and characterization of ZnO microcantilever for nanoactuation

    Zinc oxide [ZnO] thin films are deposited using a radiofrequency magnetron sputtering method under room temperature. Its crystalline quality, surface morphology, and composition purity are characterized by X-r...

    Peihong Wang, Hejun Du, Shengnan Shen, Mingsheng Zhang and Bo Liu

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:176

    Published on: 8 March 2012

  12. Nano Express

    Ultra-low reflectance, high absorption microcrystalline silicon nanostalagmite

    In this work, microcrystalline silicon nanostalagmite [μc-SiNS] arrays have been successfully fabricated on glass by catalytic etching process through a template. The template, polystyrene [PS] nanospheres, wi...

    Subramani Thiyagu, Balasubramaniam Parvathy Devi, Zingway Pei, Yu-Hung Chen and Jun-Chin Liu

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:171

    Published on: 6 March 2012

  13. Nano Express

    Amorphous silicon nanocone array solar cell

    In the hydrogenated amorphous silicon [a-Si:H]-thin film solar cell, large amounts of traps reduce the carrier's lifetime that limit the photovoltaic performance, especially the power conversion efficiency. Th...

    Subramani Thiyagu, Zingway Pei and Ming-Sian Jhong

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:172

    Published on: 6 March 2012

  14. Nano Express

    Comparative studies on single-layer reduced graphene oxide films obtained by electrochemical reduction and hydrazine vapor reduction

    The comparison between two kinds of single-layer reduced graphene oxide (rGO) sheets, obtained by reduction of graphene oxide (GO) with the electrochemical method and hydrazine vapor reduction, referred to as ...

    Zhijuan Wang, Shixin Wu, Juan Zhang, Peng Chen, Guocheng Yang, Xiaozhu Zhou, Qichun Zhang, Qingyu Yan and Hua Zhang

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:161

    Published on: 29 February 2012

  15. Nano Express

    Density functional theory calculations on graphene/α-SiO2(0001) interface

    In this work, the graphene/α-SiO2(0001) interface is calculated using density functional theory. On the oxygen-terminated SiO2 surface, atomic structure reconstruction occurs at the graphene/SiO2 interface to eli...

    Zhimin Ao, Man Jiang, Zi Wen and Sean Li

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:158

    Published on: 28 February 2012

  16. Nano Express

    Preparation, characterization, and application of titanium nano-tube array in dye-sensitized solar cells

    The vertically orientated TiO2 nanotube array (TNA) decorated with TiO2 nano-particles was successfully fabricated by electrochemically anodizing titanium (Ti) foils followed by Ti-precursor post-treatment and an...

    Shih-Yu Ho, Chaochin Su, Chieh-Chung Cheng, Sasipriya Kathirvel, Chung-Yen Li and Wen-Ren Li

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:147

    Published on: 21 February 2012

  17. Nano Express

    Optical and electrical properties of undoped and doped Ge nanocrystals

    Size-dependent photoluminescence characteristics from Ge nanocrystals embedded in different oxide matrices have been studied to demonstrate the light emission in the visible wavelength from quantum-confined ch...

    Samaresh Das, Rakesh Aluguri, Santanu Manna, Rajkumar Singha, Achintya Dhar, Lorenzo Pavesi and Samit Kumar Ray

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:143

    Published on: 20 February 2012

  18. Nano Express

    Crosstalk analysis of carbon nanotube bundle interconnects

    Carbon nanotube (CNT) has been considered as an ideal interconnect material for replacing copper for future nanoscale IC technology due to its outstanding current carrying capability, thermal conductivity, and...

    Kailiang Zhang, Bo Tian, Xiaosong Zhu, Fang Wang and Jun Wei

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:138

    Published on: 17 February 2012

  19. Nano Express

    Human stem cell neuronal differentiation on silk-carbon nanotube composite

    Human embryonic stem cells [hESCs] are able to differentiate into specific lineages corresponding to regulated spatial and temporal signals. This unique attribute holds great promise for regenerative medicine ...

    Chi-Shuo Chen, Sushant Soni, Catherine Le, Matthew Biasca, Erik Farr, Eric Y-T Chen and Wei-Chun Chin

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:126

    Published on: 14 February 2012

  20. Nano Express

    Nanogap structures for molecular nanoelectronics

    This study is focused on the realization of nanodevices for nano and molecular electronics, based on molecular interactions in a metal-molecule-metal (M-M-M) structure. In an M-M-M system, the electronic funct...

    Paolo Motto, Alice Dimonte, Ismael Rattalino, Danilo Demarchi, Gianluca Piccinini and Pierluigi Civera

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:113

    Published on: 9 February 2012

  21. Nano Express

    Preparation of α-mannoside hydrogel and electrical detection of saccharide-protein interactions using the smart gel-modified gate field effect transistor

    The purpose of this study was to detect saccharide-protein interaction capitalizing on the gel-modified field effect transistor [FET]. A lectin-sensitive polymer gel that undergoes volume changes in response t...

    Yasuhiro Maeda, Akira Matsumoto, Yoshiko Miura and Yuji Miyahara

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:108

    Published on: 7 February 2012

  22. Nano Express

    Carbon nanotube bumps for the flip chip packaging system

    Carbon nanotube [CNT] interconnection bump joining methodology has been successfully demonstrated using flip chip test structures with bump pitches smaller than 150 μm. In this study, plasma-enhanced chemical ...

    Chin Chong Yap, Christophe Brun, Dunlin Tan, Hong Li, Edwin Hang Tong Teo, Dominique Baillargeat and Beng Kang Tay

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:105

    Published on: 7 February 2012

  23. Nano Express

    Growth of few-wall carbon nanotubes with narrow diameter distribution over Fe-Mo-MgO catalyst by methane/acetylene catalytic decomposition

    Few-wall carbon nanotubes were synthesized by methane/acetylene decomposition over bimetallic Fe-Mo catalyst with MgO (1:8:40) support at the temperature of 900°C. No calcinations and reduction pretreatments w...

    Vladimir A Labunov, Alexander S Basaev, Boris G Shulitski, Yuriy P Shaman, Ivan Komissarov, Alena L Prudnikava, Beng Kang Tay and Maziar Shakerzadeh

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:102

    Published on: 2 February 2012

  24. Nano Express

    Characterization of epitaxial GaAs MOS capacitors using atomic layer-deposited TiO2/Al2O3 gate stack: study of Ge auto-doping and p-type Zn doping

    Electrical and physical properties of a metal-oxide-semiconductor [MOS] structure using atomic layer-deposited high-k dielectrics (TiO2/Al2O3) and epitaxial GaAs [epi-GaAs] grown on Ge(100) substrates have been i...

    Goutam Kumar Dalapati, Terence Kin Shun Wong, Yang Li, Ching Kean Chia, Anindita Das, Chandreswar Mahata, Han Gao, Sanatan Chattopadhyay, Manippady Krishna Kumar, Hwee Leng Seng, Chinmay Kumar Maiti and Dong Zhi Chi

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:99

    Published on: 2 February 2012

  25. Nano Express

    Growth and structure analysis of tungsten oxide nanorods using environmental TEM

    WO3 nanorods targeted for applications in electric devices were grown from a tungsten wire heated in an oxygen atmosphere inside an environmental transmission electron microscope, which allowed the growth process...

    Tomoharu Tokunaga, Tadashi Kawamoto, Kenta Tanaka, Naohiro Nakamura, Yasuhiko Hayashi, Katsuhiro Sasaki, Kotaro Kuroda and Takahisa Yamamoto

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:85

    Published on: 25 January 2012