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Porous Semiconductors - Science and Technology PSST2014

Prof Leigh Canham, Prof Andres Cantarero, Prof Thierry Djenizian, Nobuyoshi Koshida, Michael J. Sailor

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  1. Content type: Nano Idea

    The formation of macropores in silicon during electrochemical etching processes has attracted much interest. Experimental evidences indicate that charge transport in silicon and in the electrolyte should reali...

    Authors: Amel Slimani, Aicha Iratni, Hervé Henry, Mathis Plapp, Jean-Noël Chazalviel, François Ozanam and Noureddine Gabouze

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:585

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  2. Content type: Nano Idea

    In this work, we use a two-step metal-assisted chemical etching method to produce films of silicon nanowires shaped in micrograins from metallurgical-grade polycrystalline silicon powder. The first step is an ...

    Authors: Rachid Ouertani, Abderrahmen Hamdi, Chohdi Amri, Marouan Khalifa and Hatem Ezzaouia

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:574

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  3. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, we have obtained colloidal solutions of Si nanocrystals (Si-ncs), starting from free-standing porous silicon (PSi) layers. PSi layers were synthesized using a two-electrode Teflon electrochemical...

    Authors: José Alberto Luna López, Abel Garzón Román, Estela Gómez Barojas, JF Flores Gracia, Javier Martínez Juárez and Jesús Carrillo López

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:571

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  4. Content type: Nano Express

    Trypsin is often used to detach adhered cell subculture from a substrate. However, the proteolytic activity of trypsin may harm cells by cleaving the cell membrane proteins. The present study shows that cellul...

    Authors: Tetiana Serdiuk, Sergei Alekseev, Vladimir Lysenko, Valeriy Skryshevsky and Alain Géloën

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:568

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  5. Content type: Nano Express

    In this letter, the uniform 4H silicon carbide (SiC) mesopores was fabricated by pulsed electrochemical etching method. The length of the mesopores is about 19 μm with a diameter of about 19 nm. The introducti...

    Authors: Jia-Hui Tan, Zhi-zhan Chen, Wu-Yue Lu, Yue Cheng, Hong He, Yi-Hong Liu, Yu-Jun Sun and Gao-Jie Zhao

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:570

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  6. Content type: Nano Express

    The way cells explore their surrounding extracellular matrix (ECM) during development and migration is mediated by lamellipodia at their leading edge, acting as an actual motor pulling the cell forward. Lamell...

    Authors: Pierre-Yves Collart-Dutilleul, Ivan Panayotov, Emilie Secret, Frédérique Cunin, Csilla Gergely, Frédéric Cuisinier and Marta Martin

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:564

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  7. Content type: Nano Express

    This work deals with the deposition of Cr-doped TiO2 thin films on porous silicon (PS) prepared from electrochemical anodization of multicrystalline (mc-Si) Si wafers. The effect of Cr doping on the properties of...

    Authors: Anouar Hajjaji, Khaled Trabelsi, Atef Atyaoui, Mounir Gaidi, Latifa Bousselmi, Brahim Bessais and My Ali El Khakani

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:543

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  8. Content type: Nano Express

    This work reports the conformal coating of poly(poly(ethylene glycol) methyl ether methacrylate) (P(MePEGMA)) polymer electrolyte on highly organized titania nanotubes (TiO2nts) fabricated by electrochemical anod...

    Authors: Nareerat Plylahan, Sébastien Maria, Trang NT Phan, Manon Letiche, Hervé Martinez, Cécile Courrèges, Philippe Knauth and Thierry Djenizian

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:544

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  9. Content type: Nano Express

    Inkjet printing technique is exploited for the synthesis of Ag nanoparticles (NPs) patterned on electrochemically etched silicon-based substrates. The nanostructure morphology, here analyzed by scanning electr...

    Authors: Chiara Novara, Francesco Petracca, Alessandro Virga, Paola Rivolo, Sergio Ferrero, Alessandro Chiolerio, Francesco Geobaldo, Samuele Porro and Fabrizio Giorgis

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:527

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  10. Content type: Nano Express

    Fabrication of photoluminescent n-type porous silicon (nPS), using electrode-assisted lateral electric field accompanied with a perpendicular magnetic field, is reported. The results have been compared with th...

    Authors: Edgar E Antunez, Jose Campos, Miguel A Basurto and Vivechana Agarwal

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:512

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  11. Content type: Nano Express

    In systems in atomic scale and nanoscale such as clusters or agglomerates constituted by particles from a few to less than 100 atoms, quantum confinement effects are very important. Their optical and electroni...

    Authors: Néstor D Espinosa-Torres, David Hernández-de la Luz, José Francisco J Flores-Gracia, José A Luna-López, Javier Martínez-Juárez and Diana E Vázquez-Valerdi

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:507

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  12. Content type: Nano Express

    Thiol-functionalized porous silicon (PS) monolayer was evaluated for its possible application in As (III) adsorption. Dimercaptosuccinic acid (DMSA) attached to mesoporous silicon via amide bond linkages was u...

    Authors: Ruth Fabiola Balderas-Valadez and Vivechana Agarwal

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:508

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  13. Content type: Nano Express

    The effect of Fe ion concentration on the morphological, structural, and optical properties of TiO2 films supported on silica (SiO2) opals has been studied. TiO2:Fe2O3 films were prepared by the sol-gel method in...

    Authors: Jesús I Peña-Flores, Abraham F Palomec-Garfias, César Márquez-Beltrán, Enrique Sánchez-Mora, Estela Gómez-Barojas and Felipe Pérez-Rodríguez

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:499

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  14. Content type: Nano Express

    In the present work, the photo-acoustic emission from nanostructured copper/porous silicon hybrid systems was studied. Copper nanoparticles were grown by photo-assisted electroless deposition on crystalline si...

    Authors: Gonzalo Recio-Sánchez, Kyoko Namura, Motofumi Suzuki and Raúl J Martín-Palma

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:487

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  15. Content type: Nano Express

    In this work, we report the fabrication of ordered silicon structures by chemical etching of silicon in vanadium oxide (V2O5)/hydrofluoric acid (HF) solution. The effects of the different etching parameters inclu...

    Authors: Maha Ayat, Samia Belhousse, Luca Boarino, Noureddine Gabouze, Rabah Boukherroub and Mohamed Kechouane

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:482

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  16. Content type: Nano Express

    Silicon nanocrystals (Si-ncs) are promising for biological studies due to their supposed low cytotoxicity, good biocompatibility and biodegradability in living organisms. However, the bioresearchers' focus on ...

    Authors: Kateřina Herynková, Egor Podkorytov, Miroslav Šlechta, Ondřej Cibulka, Jindřich Leitner and Ivan Pelant

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:478

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  17. Content type: Nano Express

    In this paper, high-capacity energy storage devices based on macroporous silicon are demonstrated. Small footprint devices with large specific capacitances up to 100 nF/mm2, and an absolute capacitance above 15 μ...

    Authors: Didac Vega, Jordi Reina, Ferran Martí, Ramón Pavón and Ángel Rodríguez

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:473

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  18. Content type: Nano Express

    Evaluation of cytotoxicity, photoluminescence, bio-imaging, and sonosensitizing properties of silicon nanoparticles (SiNPs) prepared by ultrasound grinding of porous silicon nanowires (SiNWs) have been investi...

    Authors: Liubov A Osminkina, Vladimir A Sivakov, Grigory A Mysov, Veronika A Georgobiani, Ulyana А Natashina, Florian Talkenberg, Valery V Solovyev, Andrew A Kudryavtsev and Victor Yu Timoshenko

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:463

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  19. Content type: Nano Express

    The longwave phenomenological model is used to make simple and precise calculations of various physical quantities such as the vibrational energy density, the vibrational energy, the relative mechanical displa...

    Authors: Zorayda Lazcano, Pedro Luis Valdés Negrín, Diosdado Villegas, Jesus Arriaga and Rolando Pérez-Álvarez

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:449

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  20. Content type: Nano Express

    A rhodamine organosilane derivative (Rh-UTES) has been obtained by one-pot synthesis. The chemical structure of Rh-UTES was confirmed by nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and infrared (FTIR) techniques. To obta...

    Authors: Mayela De la Cruz-Guzman, Angelica Aguilar-Aguilar, Luis Hernandez-Adame, Alan Bañuelos-Frias, Francisco J Medellín-Rodríguez and Gabriela Palestino

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:431

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  21. Content type: Nano Express

    Metal-assisted etching is initiated by hole injection from an oxidant catalyzed by a metal nanoparticle or film on a Si surface. It is shown that the electronic structure of the metal/Si interface, i.e., band ...

    Authors: Kurt W Kolasinski

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:432

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  22. Content type: Nano Express

    The optical response of porous silicon (pSi) films, covered with a quasi-hexagonal array of hydrogel microspheres, to immersion in ethanol/water mixtures was investigated. For this study, pSi monolayers were f...

    Authors: Ruth F Balderas-Valadez, Markus Weiler, Vivechana Agarwal and Claudia Pacholski

    Citation: Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:425

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