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October 24th, 2004

Silicon nanocrystals made easy

Abstract:
Engineers at the University of Minnesota in the US have developed a new technique for making silicon nanoparticles in plasmas at room temperature. The method overcomes problems encountered with existing plasma-based approaches and can produce crystalline nanoparticles with a uniform size. The team says that the crystals could be used to make novel electronic devices, such as single-nanoparticle transistors.

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