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Nanoscale science and technology for electronics, photonics and renewable energy applications: Selected papers from NGC2009 & CSTC2009 conference

Guest Editors: Anatoli Korkin, Predrag Krstic, Zoran Miskovic, Hongbin Yu and Igor Zhitomirsky

  1. An overview of pulsed laser-assisted methods for nanofabrication, which are currently developed in our Institute (LP3), is presented. The methods compass a variety of possibilities for material nanostructuring...

    Authors: AV Kabashin, Ph Delaporte, A Pereira, D Grojo, R Torres, Th Sarnet and M Sentis

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2010 5:454

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  2. We explore a new calibration-free approach to biodetection based on whispering gallery modes (WGMs) without a reference measure and relative shifts. Thus, the requirement to keep track of the sensor position i...

    Authors: M Charlebois, A Paquet, LS Verret, K Boissinot, M Boissinot, MG Bergeron and C Nì Allen

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2010 5:524

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  3. A structural model of carbon nanocoils (CNCs) on the basis of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) was proposed. The Young’s moduli and spring constants of CNCs were computed and compared with those of CNTs. Upon elongatio...

    Authors: Li Zhao Liu, Hai Li Gao, Ji Jun Zhao and Jian Ping Lu

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2010 5:478

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  4. In this study, we synthesized the new kinds of semiconducting polymeric gels having negative (n-type) and positive (p-type) counter ions as charge carriers. The polyacrylamide gel was doped with pyranine (8-hydro...

    Authors: E Alveroglu and Y Yilmaz

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2010 5:559

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  5. Dense, vertically aligned multiwall carbon nanotubes were synthesized on TiN electrode layers for infrared sensing applications. Microwave plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition and Ni catalyst were used fo...

    Authors: Jean-Baptiste A Kpetsu, Pawel Jedrzejowski, Claude Côté, Andranik Sarkissian, Philippe Mérel, Philips Laou, Suzanne Paradis, Sylvain Désilets, Hao Liu and Xueliang Sun

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2010 5:539

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  6. We investigate the current–voltage relationship and the temperature-dependent conductance of nano-scale samples of poly(dA)–poly(dT) DNA molecules. A polaron hopping model has been used to calculate the I–V ch...

    Authors: Mahi R Singh, Graeme Bart and Martin Zinke-Allmang

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2010 5:501

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  7. Silver-enhanced labeling method has been employed in immunochromatographic assays for improving the sensitivity of detecting pathogens. In this paper, we apply the silver enhancement technique for biomolecular...

    Authors: Yang Liu, Deng Zhang, Evangelyn C Alocilja and Shantanu Chakrabartty

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2010 5:533

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  8. Previously, a damascene process based on nanoimprint lithography has been proposed (Schmid G M, et al. in J Vac Sci Technol B 24(3) 1283, 2006) to greatly reduce the fabrication steps of metal interconnection ...

    Authors: SM Saydur Rahman and Bo Cui

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2010 5:545

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  9. Current research efforts in biosensor design attempt to integrate biochemical assays with semiconductor substrates and microfluidic assemblies to realize fully integrated lab-on-chip devices. The DNA biotransi...

    Authors: MW Shinwari, MJ Deen and PR Selvaganapathy

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2010 5:494

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  10. Manganese dioxide nanofibers with length ranged from 0.1 to 1 μm and a diameter of about 4–6 nm were prepared by a chemical precipitation method. Composite electrodes for electrochemical supercapacitors were f...

    Authors: Jun Li, QuanMin Yang and Igor Zhitomirsky

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2010 5:512

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  11. We investigate doping of a single-layer graphene in the presence of electrolytic top gating. The interfacial phenomenon is modeled using a modified Poisson–Boltzmann equation for an aqueous solution of simple ...

    Authors: ZL Mišković and Nitin Upadhyaya

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2010 5:505

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  12. Motivated by the research and analysis of new materials for photovoltaics and by the possibility of tailoring their optical properties for improved solar energy conversion, we have focused our attention on the...

    Authors: Giacomo Giorgi, Mark Van Schilfgaarde, Anatoli Korkin and Koichi Yamashita

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2010 5:469

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  13. This paper distinguishes between two different scales of medium range order, MRO, in non-crystalline SiO2: (1) the first is ~0.4 to 0.5 nm and is obtained from the position of the first sharp diffraction peak, FS...

    Authors: Gerald Lucovsky and James C Phillips

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2010 5:550

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