Nanoscale materials are showing great promise in various electronic, optoelectronic, and energy applications. Silicon (Si) has especially captured great attention as the leading material for microelectronic and nanoscale device applications. Recently, various silicides have garnered special attention for their pivotal role in Si device engineering
In situ Observations of Vapor-Liquid-Solid Growth of Silicon Nanowires. Growth of Germanium, Silicon, and Ge-Si Heterostructured Nanowires. Transition Metal Silicide Nanowires: Synthetic Methods and Applications. Metal Silicide Nanowires: Growth and Properties. Formation of Epitaxial Silicide in Silicon Nanowires. Interaction between Inverse Kirkendall Effect and Kirkendall Effect in Nanoshells and Nanowires. Electrical Transport Properties of Doped Silicon Nanowires. Silicon Nanowires and Related Nanostructures as Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes. Porous Silicon Nanowires. Nanoscale Contact Engineering for Si Nanowire Devices. Index.