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A simple route to ultra long SiC nanowires.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17450799     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
SiC nanowires are prepared by pyrolysis of hexamethyldisilane (HMDS), at 1200 degrees C in a flowing Ar atmosphere. The length of the nanowires is in millimeter scale. Transmission electron microscopy observations indicate that the diameters of the SiC nanowires are in the range of about 8 to 120 nm, and that most of the nanowires have numerous stacking faults. The formation mechanism of the nanowires is proposed.
K F Cai; Q Lei; A X Zhang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1533-4880     ISO Abbreviation:  J Nanosci Nanotechnol     Publication Date:  2007 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-24     Completed Date:  2007-06-06     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101088195     Medline TA:  J Nanosci Nanotechnol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  580-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Tongji University, Functional Materials Research Laboratory, Shanghai 200092, China.
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MeSH Terms
Argon / chemistry
Carbon Compounds, Inorganic / chemistry*
Electron Probe Microanalysis
Equipment Design
Hot Temperature
Microscopy, Electron, Scanning
Microscopy, Electron, Transmission
Nanostructures / chemistry*,  ultrastructure
Nanotechnology / methods*
Nanowires / chemistry*
Silanes / chemistry
Silicon Compounds / chemistry*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Carbon Compounds, Inorganic; 0/Silanes; 0/Silicon Compounds; 409-21-2/silicon carbide; 7440-37-1/Argon

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