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Description: This is a SEM image of silver nanoplates with smooth morphology grown on semiconductor wafers at room temperature through a simple galvanic reaction between an aqueous solution of silver nitrate and n-type GaAs.
Keywords: silver • n-type • semiconductor • GaAs • SEM • materails synthesis • micrograph
Categories: Materials > Metals & alloys > Other metals & alloys > Precious metals
Processes > Extraction & synthesis
Applications > Electronics
Properties > Electrical, magnetic & optical > Semiconductivity
Properties > Electrical, magnetic & optical > Optical
Testing, analysis & experimentation > Microscopy
Scale > Nano(-materials)
Created by: Argonne National Laboratory
Contributions: Yugang Sun, Argonne National Laboratory
Gary Wiederrecht, Argonne National Laboratory
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Date created: 24 August 2009
Date added: 13 January 2011
Resource ID: 3324