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Silicon nanowire device and method for its manufacture

United States Patent

9,536,947
January 3, 2017
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There is provided an electronic device and a method for its manufacture. The device comprises an elongate silicon nanowire less than 0.5 .mu.m in cross-sectional dimensions and having a hexagonal cross-sectional shape due to annealing-induced energy relaxation.
Okandan; Murat (Edgewood, NM), Draper; Bruce L. (Albuquerque, NM), Resnick; Paul J. (Albuquerque, NM)
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM)
13/ 966,553
August 14, 2013
NOTICE OF GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was developed under Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 between Sandia Corporation and the U.S. Department of Energy. The U.S. Government has certain rights in this invention.