Nanowires Grown on Silicon (video) University of California - Davis Loading video... Caption UC Davis engineer Saif Islam explains how growing semiconductor nano-sized wires and bridges on silicon can lead to a new generation of robust electronic devices. Credit Andy Fell, UC Davis. Usage Restrictions May be used with acknowledgement of the source. 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.