Nanowire Crosssection (image) University of Cincinnati Caption These cross-sectional electron microscope images show a quantum well tube nanowire's hexagonal facets and crystal quality (left), and electron concentration in its corners. A team of University of Cincinnati researchers have discovered a new structure in a semiconductor nanowire with unique properties. Credit Provided by Howard Jackson, the University of Cincinnati Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.