Table of Contents

1. Silicon Nanoparticles: New photonic and electronic material at the transition between solid and molecule (M.H. Nayfeh and L. Mitas) 2. Cluster Assembled Silicon Networks (P. Melinon, X. Blase, A. San Miguel and A. Perez) 3. Metal Encapsulated Clusters of Silicon - Silicon fullerenes and other caged polyhedral forms (V. Kumar) 4. Porous Silicon - Sensors and future applications (S. Lewis and J. Gole) 5. Silicon Nanowires and Nanowire Heterostructures (Z. Zhong, C. Yang and C.M. Lieber) 6. Theoretical Advances in the Electronic and Atomic Structures of Silicon Nanotubes and Nanowires (A.K. Singh, V. Kumar and Y. Kawazoe) 7. Phonons in Silicon Nanowires (H. Gutierrez, K. Adu and P.C. Eklund) 8. Quasi-One-Dimensional Silicon Nanostructures (Y. Lin, N. Gonzalez Szwacki and B.I. Yakobson) 9. Low Dimensional Silicon as a Photonic Material (N. Daldosso and L. Pavesi) 10. Nanosilicon Single-Electron Transistors and Memory (Z.A.K. Durrani and H. Ahmed)

Details

No. of pages:
388
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780080445281
Electronic ISBN:
9780080549514

About the authors

Vijay Kumar

Vijay Kumar has made outstanding contributions to the field of nanosilicon including the finding of silicon fullerenes and nanotubes. He has done extensive research on clusters of a variety of materials and in other areas of condensed matter. He was Chairman of Subject Group "Computer Aided Design of Materials" in MRS India and has held senior positions in India, Europe and Japan.

Affiliations and Expertise

Vijay Kumar Foundation, Chennai, India

Vijay Kumar

Vijay Kumar has made outstanding contributions to the field of nanosilicon including the finding of silicon fullerenes and nanotubes. He has done extensive research on clusters of a variety of materials and in other areas of condensed matter. He was Chairman of Subject Group "Computer Aided Design of Materials" in MRS India and has held senior positions in India, Europe and Japan.

Affiliations and Expertise

Vijay Kumar Foundation, Chennai, India