Site-specific growth of CdS nanostructures

M. Bresin, B. R. Nadimpally, N. Nehru, V. P. Singh, J. T. Hastings

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Abstract

The authors report the successful site-specific deposition of cadmium sulfide (CdS) using a focused electron beam and a liquid-phase solution of cadmium salts and thiourea as the primary reagents. Nanostructures with a minimum feature size of 84 nm are patterned with little to no extraneous deposition. The composition and phase of the CdS nanostructures is investigated by energy dispersive x-ray spectroscopy, transmission electron microscopy and photoluminescence spectroscopy. Critically, these results demonstrate one-step patterning of a semiconducting material from a multi-reagent liquid precursor.

Original languageEnglish
Article number505305
JournalNanotechnology
Volume24
Issue number50
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 20 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Bioengineering
  • General Chemistry
  • General Materials Science
  • Mechanics of Materials
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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