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Porous Semiconductors - Science and Technology 2012

Prof Andres Cantarero

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  1. Content type: Nano Review

    The aim of this work is to optimize the different parameters for realization of an absorbing cavity to measure the incident absolute laser energy. Electrochemical oxidation is the background process that allow...

    Authors: Sonia Ben Salem, Zahra Ben Achour, Kamel Thamri and Oualid Touayar

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:577

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  2. Content type: Nano Express

    We present molecular dynamics simulation of phonon thermal conductivity of semiconductor nanoribbons with an account for phonon quantum statistics. In our semiquantum molecular dynamics simulation, dynamics of...

    Authors: Yuriy A Kosevich, Alexander V Savin and Andrés Cantarero

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:7

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  3. Content type: Nano Commentary

    The photoluminescence emission of nanoporous anodic aluminum oxide films formed in phosphoric acid is studied in order to explore their defect-based subband electronic structure. Different excitation wavelengt...

    Authors: Abolghasem Nourmohammadi, Saeid Jalali Asadabadi, Mohammad Hasan Yousefi and Majid Ghasemzadeh

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:689

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  4. Content type: Nano Express

    Transmission diffraction gratings operating at 1,565 nm based on multilayer porous silicon films are modeled, fabricated, and tested. Features down to 2 μm have been patterned into submicron-thick mesoporous f...

    Authors: Meifang Lai, Gayathri M Sridharan, Giacinta Parish, Shanti Bhattacharya and Adrian Keating

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:645

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  5. Content type: Nano Express

    Structural, compositional, morphological, and optical properties of silicon nanocrystal (Si-nc) embedded in a matrix of non-stoichiometric silicon oxide (SiO x ) films were studi...

    Authors: J Alberto Luna López, J Carrillo López, D E Vázquez Valerdi, G García Salgado, T Díaz-Becerril, A Ponce Pedraza and F J Flores Gracia

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:604

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  6. Content type: Nano Express

    Because of its optical and electrical properties, large surfaces, and compatibility with standard silicon processes, porous silicon is a very interesting material in photovoltaic and microelectromechanical sys...

    Authors: Roberto Martini, Valerie Depauw, Mario Gonzalez, Kris Vanstreels, Kris Van Nieuwenhuysen, Ivan Gordon and Jef Poortmans

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:597

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  7. Content type: Nano Express

    Nanoporous carbon microfibers were grown by chemical vapor deposition in the vapor-liquid solid mode using different fluid hydrocarbons as precursors in different proportions. The as-grown samples were further...

    Authors: Mario Culebras, Antonio Madroñero, Andres Cantarero, José Maria Amo, Concepción Domingo and Antonio López

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:588

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  8. Content type: Nano Express

    We present in this paper a novel application of porous silicon (PS) for low-power alternating current (AC) switches such as triode alternating current devices (TRIACs) frequently used to control small applianc...

    Authors: Samuel Menard, Angélique Fèvre, Damien Valente, Jérôme Billoué and Gaël Gautier

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:566

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  9. Content type: Nano Express

    To study the influence of localized porous silicon regions on radiofrequency performances of passive devices, inductors were integrated on localized porous silicon regions, full porous silicon sheet, bulk sili...

    Authors: Marie Capelle, Jérôme Billoué, Patrick Poveda and Gaël Gautier

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:523

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  10. Content type: Nano Express

    Three-dimensional submicrometric structures and biomolecular patterns have been fabricated on a porous silicon film by an electron beam-based functionalization method. The immobilized proteins act as a passiva...

    Authors: Dario Imbraguglio, Andrea Mario Giovannozzi, Annalisa Nastro and Andrea Mario Rossi

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:530

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  11. Content type: Nano Express

    We study the structure and optical properties of arrays of silicon nanowires (SiNWs) with a mean diameter of approximately 100 nm and length of about 1–25 μm formed on crystalline silicon (c-Si) substrates by ...

    Authors: Liubov A Osminkina, Kirill A Gonchar, Vladimir S Marshov, Konstantin V Bunkov, Dmitry V Petrov, Leonid A Golovan, Florian Talkenberg, Vladimir A Sivakov and Victor Yu Timoshenko

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:524

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  12. Content type: Nano Express

    We have developed a method for obtaining a direct pattern of silver nanoparticles (NPs) on porous silicon (p-Si) by means of inkjet printing (IjP) of a silver salt. Silver NPs were obtained by p-Si mediated in-si...

    Authors: Alessandro Chiolerio, Alessandro Virga, Paolo Pandolfi, Paola Martino, Paola Rivolo, Francesco Geobaldo and Fabrizio Giorgis

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:502

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  13. Content type: Nano Express

    We have recently developed a new type of porous silicon we name as porous silicon colloids. They consist of almost perfect spherical silicon nanoparticles with a very smooth surface, able to scatter (and also tra...

    Authors: Fernando Ramiro-Manzano, Roberto Fenollosa, Elisabet Xifré-Pérez, Moises Garín and Francisco Meseguer

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:497

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  14. Content type: Nano Commentary

    In the present work, the characterization of cobalt-porous silicon (Co-PSi) hybrid systems is performed by a combination of magnetic, spectroscopic, and structural techniques. The Co-PSi structures are compose...

    Authors: Álvaro Muñoz-Noval, Darío Gallach, Miguel Ángel García, Vicente Ferro-Llanos, Pilar Herrero, Kazuhiro Fukami, Yukio H Ogata, Vicente Torres-Costa, Raúl J Martín-Palma, Aurelio Ciment-Font and Miguel Manso-Silván

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:495

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  15. Content type: Nano Commentary

    γ-Al2O3 is a porous metal oxide and described as a defective spinel with some cationic vacancies. In this work, we calculate the electronic density of states and band structure for the bulk of this material. The ...

    Authors: Mohsen Yazdanmehr, Saeid Jalali Asadabadi, Abolghasem Nourmohammadi, Majid Ghasemzadeh and Mahmood Rezvanian

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:488

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  16. Content type: Nano Express

    This paper is dedicated to study the thin polycrystalline films of semiconductor chalcogenide materials (CdS, CdSe, and PbS) obtained by ammonia-free chemical bath deposition. The obtained material is of polyc...

    Authors: Yuri V Vorobiev, Paul P Horley, Jorge Hernández-Borja, Hilda E Esparza-Ponce, Rafael Ramírez-Bon, Pavel Vorobiev, Claudia Pérez and Jesús González-Hernández

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:483

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  17. Content type: Nano Express

    The application of porous silicon as a template for the fabrication of nanosized copper objects is reported. Three different types of nanostructures were formed by displacement deposition of copper on porous s...

    Authors: Hanna Bandarenka, Sergey Redko, Aleksandr Smirnov, Andrei Panarin, Sergei Terekhov, Paolo Nenzi, Marco Balucani and Vitaly Bondarenko

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:477

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  18. Content type: Nano Express

    A detailed study of the pore-widening rate of nanoporous anodic alumina layers as a function of the anodization voltage was carried out. The study focuses on samples produced under the same electrolyte and con...

    Authors: Mohammad Mahbubur Rahman, Enric Garcia-Caurel, Abel Santos, Lluis F Marsal, Josep Pallarès and Josep Ferré-Borrull

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:474

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  19. Content type: Nano Express

    A computational study of the dependence of the electronic band structure and density of states on the chemical surface passivation of cubic porous silicon carbide (pSiC) was performed using ab initio density func...

    Authors: Alejandro Trejo, Marbella Calvino, Estrella Ramos and Miguel Cruz-Irisson

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:471

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  20. Content type: Nano Express

    Porous silicon layers were elaborated by electrochemical etching of heavily doped p-type silicon substrates. Metallization of porous silicon was carried out by immersion of substrates in diluted aqueous soluti...

    Authors: Sonia Ben Slama, Messaoud Hajji and Hatem Ezzaouia

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:464

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  21. Content type: Nano Express

    It was reported that during silicon etching, silver was subjected to have a controversial role. Some researchers debate that silver protects silicon, and, at the same time, other ones confirm that silver catal...

    Authors: Manel Abouda-Lachiheb, Nesma Nafie and Mongi Bouaicha

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:455

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  22. Content type: Nano Express

    A simple method for the fabrication of porous silicon (Si) by metal-assisted etching was developed using gold nanoparticles as catalytic sites. The etching masks were prepared by spin-coating of colloidal gold...

    Authors: Sebastian P Scheeler, Simon Ullrich, Stefan Kudera and Claudia Pacholski

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:450

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  23. Content type: Nano Express

    A novel fabrication method of Si photonic slabs based on the selective formation of porous silicon is reported. Free-standing square lattices of cylindrical air holes embedded in a Si matrix can be achieved by...

    Authors: Gonzalo Recio-Sánchez, Zhiya Dang, Vicente Torres-Costa, Mark BH Breese and Raul-Jose Martín-Palma

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:449

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  24. Content type: Nano Express

    Multifunctional porous Si nanostructure is designed to optically monitor enzymatic activity of horseradish peroxidase. First, an oxidized PSi optical nanostructure, a Fabry-Pérot thin film, is synthesized and ...

    Authors: Giorgi Shtenberg, Naama Massad-Ivanir, Sinem Engin, Michal Sharon, Ljiljana Fruk and Ester Segal

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:443

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