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Chin. Opt. Lett.
 Home  List of Issues    Issue 04 , Vol. 09 , 2011    10.3788/COL201109.041601

Stacking-faults-free zinc blende GaAs/AlGaAs axial heterostructure nanowires during vapor-liquid-solid growth
Jingwei Guo, Hui Huang, Xiaomin Ren, Xin Yan, Shiwei Cai, Yongqing Huang, Qi Wang, Xia Zhang, Wei Wang
Key Laboratory of Information Photonics and Optical Communications, Ministry of Education, [Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications], Beijing 100876, China

Chin. Opt. Lett., 2011, 09(04): pp.041601

Keywords(OCIS Code): 160.4236  310.3840  

Pure zinc blende structure GaAs/AlGaAs axial heterostructure nanowires (NWs) are grown by metal organic chemical vapor deposition on GaAs(111) B substrates using Au-catalyzed vapor-liquid-solid mechanism. Al adatom enhances the influence of diameters on NWs growth rate. NWs are grown mainly through the contributions from the direct impingement of the precursors onto the alloy droplets and not so much from adatom diffusion. The results indicate that the droplet acts as a catalyst rather than an adatom collector.

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Get Citation: Jingwei Guo, Hui Huang, Xiaomin Ren, Xin Yan, Shiwei Cai, Yongqing Huang, Qi Wang, Xia Zhang, Wei Wang, "Stacking-faults-free zinc blende GaAs/AlGaAs axial heterostructure nanowires during vapor-liquid-solid growth," Chin. Opt. Lett. 09(04), 041601(2011)

Note: This work was supported by the National Basic Research Program of China (No. 2010CB327600), the National High Technology R&D Program of China (No. 2009AA03Z417), the National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 61020106007), the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University of Ministry of Education of China (NCET-08-0736), the Chinese Universities' Scientific Fund (BUPT2009RC0409, BUPT2009RC0410), and the 111 Program of China (No. B07005).


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