Systematic Investigation On The Growth Of One-Dimensional Wurtzite Nanostructures

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Title: Systematic Investigation On The Growth Of One-Dimensional Wurtzite Nanostructures
Author: Ma, Christopher
Abstract: A systematic investigation into the growth of one-dimensional nanostructures of select II-VI compounds with the wurtzite crystal structure. Two process parameters are systematically altered to observe how each affects deposition. The results of which give a further understanding into the formation of one nanostructure over another, as well as experimental parameters for optimizing the growth of particular CdSe nanomaterials. A statistical analysis is conducted on the experimental data to quantitatively determine the variability and robustness of the experimental setup and process. The information complied from this extensive study will yield a more complete understanding of the experimental setup and how improvements can be made to reduce variability, increase yield, and gain insight into the mechanisms controlling this class of materials.
Type: Dissertation
Date: 2005-07-20
Publisher: Georgia Institute of Technology
Subject: Nanoscience
II-VI compounds
One-dimensional nanostructures
Department: Materials Science and Engineering
Advisor: Committee Chair: Dr. Zhong Lin Wang; Committee Member: Dr. C.P. Wong; Committee Member: Dr. Chris Summers; Committee Member: Dr. Rina Tannenbaum; Committee Member: Dr. Samuel Graham, Jr
Degree: Ph.D.

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