Fingerprints of a size-dependent crossover in the dimensionality of electronic conduction in Au-seeded Ge nanowires

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Autorinnen und Autoren: Kolesnik-Gray M, Collins G, Holmes JD, Krstic V
Zeitschrift: Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology
Verlag: Beilstein-Institut
Jahr der Veröffentlichung: 2016
Band: 7
Seitenbereich: 1574–1578
ISSN: 2190-4286
Sprache: Englisch


Abstract


We studied the electrical transport properties of Au-seeded germanium nanowires with radii ranging from 11 to 80 nm at ambient conditions. We found a non-trivial dependence of the electrical conductivity, mobility and carrier density on the radius size. In particular, two regimes were identified for large (lightly doped) and small (stronger doped) nanowires in which the charge-carrier drift is dominated by electron-phonon and ionized-impurity scattering, respectively. This goes in hand with the finding that the electrostatic properties for radii below ca. 37 nm have quasi one-dimensional character as reflected by the extracted screening lengths.



FAU-Autorinnen und Autoren / FAU-Herausgeberinnen und Herausgeber

Kolesnik-Gray, Maria Dr.
Lehrstuhl für Angewandte Physik
Krstic, Vojislav Prof. Dr.
Professur für Angewandte Physik


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University College Cork (UCC)


Zitierweisen

APA:
Kolesnik-Gray, M., Collins, G., Holmes, J.D., & Krstic, V. (2016). Fingerprints of a size-dependent crossover in the dimensionality of electronic conduction in Au-seeded Ge nanowires. Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology, 7, 1574–1578.

MLA:
Kolesnik-Gray, Maria, et al. "Fingerprints of a size-dependent crossover in the dimensionality of electronic conduction in Au-seeded Ge nanowires." Beilstein Journal of Nanotechnology 7 (2016): 1574–1578.

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