Crystallographic orientation-dependent dynamics in individual silicon nanowires

M. R.C. Williams, M. F. Hainey, A. L. O'Beirne, J. M. Redwing, R. P. Prasankumar

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Ultrafast optical microscopy was used to study carrier dynamics in individual Si nanowires with different crystallographic orientations. We found that the carrier lifetime in 〈110〉-oriented nanowires increased with decreasing diameter, in contrast with previous observations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCLEO
Subtitle of host publicationApplications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2017
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Print)9781943580279
StatePublished - 2017
EventCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2017 - San Jose, United States
Duration: May 14 2017May 19 2017

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers
VolumePart F43-CLEO_AT 2017
ISSN (Electronic)2162-2701


OtherCLEO: Applications and Technology, CLEO_AT 2017
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials


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