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Synthesis and Characterization of Faceted Hexagonal Aluminum Nitride Nanotubes

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posted on 05.08.2003, 00:00 by Qiang Wu, Zheng Hu, Xizhang Wang, Yinong Lu, Xin Chen, Hua Xu, Yi Chen
The synthesis of the faceted single-crystalline h-AlN nanotubes with the length of a few micrometers and diameters from 30 to 80 nm is first reported. This provides an ideal substrate for the construction of GaN-based nanoheterostructures in future nanoelectronics. The experimental results suggest the further extensive experimental and theoretical studies on the promising nonlayered nanotubular structures.