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VLS growth  Vapor-Liquid-Solid growth technique is used to form nanowires on Si substrate.
nanowire  general term referring to strongly two-dimensionally confined (ultra-small diameter in deep sub-100 nm regime) pieces of a solid in the form of tubes, rods, and similar elongated cylindrical structures; very high surface to volume ratio; possible building blocks of functional digital systems in post-CMOS era; nanowires can be divided into organic (carbon nanotube) and inorganic (semiconductor, e.g. silicon and metal, e.g. platinum).
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Jerzy Ruzyllo is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Penn State University.



This book gives a complete account of semiconductor engineering covering semiconductor properties, semiconductor materials, semiconductor devices and their uses, process technology, fabrication processes, and semiconductor materials and process characterization.


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