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University of Cincinnati

Nanowire Crosssection

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

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