Contribution of SiC and SiO2 to Photoluminescence from SiC-SiO2 Nanocables Grown by Thermal Decomposition of Methanol
Authors: Kim, Ryongjin; Qin, Weiping; Wei, Guodong; Wang, Goufeng; Wang, Lili; Zhang, Daisheng; Zheng, Kezhi
Source: Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Volume 10, Number 3, March 2010 , pp. 2009-2012(4)
Publisher: American Scientific Publishers
Abstract:A new simple and cheap method to grow large scale SiC-SiO2 nanocables on catalyzed Si substrate directly is presented. The method is based on the thermal decomposition of methanol. The grown nanocables consisted of crystalline 3C-SiC and amorphous SiO2. A simple etching and oxidation process was used to analyze the contribution of SiC and SiO2 components to photoluminescence.
Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: 2010-03-01
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