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Propulsion of nanowire diodes

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The propulsion of semiconductor diode nanowires under external AC electric field is described. Such fuel-free electric field-induced nanowire propulsion offers considerable promise for diverse technological applications.

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07 Dec 2009
15 Jan 2010
First published
04 Feb 2010

Chem. Commun., 2010,46, 1623-1624
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Propulsion of nanowire diodes

P. Calvo-Marzal, S. Sattayasamitsathit, S. Balasubramanian, J. R. Windmiller, C. Dao and J. Wang, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 1623
DOI: 10.1039/B925568K

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