Jung Awarded Patent for Preparing Silicon Nanowire

MIE Professor Yung Joon Jung was awarded a patent for "Methods of preparing high density aligned silicon nanowire".

Abstract Source: USPTO

A simple, economical method of producing nanowire arrays is described. The method produces high density arrays having nanowires with diameters below 10 nm and does not require templating, catalysts, or surface pre/post-treatment. The disclosed methods and systems can be used, for example, for optoelectronic devices and photovoltaic cells, Li-ion batteries, chemical/bio sensors and transistors.

Related Faculty: Yung Joon Jung

Related Departments:Mechanical & Industrial Engineering