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Tuning and synthesis of semiconductor nanostructures by mechanical compression

United States Patent

November 17, 2015
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A mechanical compression method can be used to tune semiconductor nanoparticle lattice structure and synthesize new semiconductor nanostructures including nanorods, nanowires, nanosheets, and other three-dimensional interconnected structures. II-VI or IV-VI compound semiconductor nanoparticle assemblies can be used as starting materials, including CdSe, CdTe, ZnSe, ZnS, PbSe, and PbS.
Fan; Hongyou (Albuquerque, NM), Li; Binsong (Albuquerque, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
13/ 905,959
May 30, 2013
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST This invention was made with Government support under contract no. DE-AC04-94AL85000 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy to Sandia Corporation. The Government has certain rights in the invention.