Synthesis of semiconductor nanowires by pulsed current electrodeposition of metal with subsequent sulfurization

S. Gavrilov, L. Nosova, I. Sieber, Abdelhak Belaidi, L. Dloczik, Th Dittrich

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Semiconductor nanowires of CdS and Cu xS were embedded into porous anodic alumina (PAA) by sulfurization of the metal precursors. Pores of PAA were filled with Cd and Cu by ac electrochemical preparation while the PAA layers remained on the Al-substrate. Deposited metal and semiconductor wires were characterized by scanning electron microscopy and X-ray diffraction. Photovoltage spectroscopy was applied to demonstrate semiconductor behaviour of CdS nanowires manufactured by the proposed technique.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1497-1501
Number of pages5
JournalPhysica Status Solidi (A) Applications and Materials Science
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2005
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials

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