Morphological and Optical Studies of Electrodeposited Selenium Nanowires

  • Narinder Kumar
  • Rajesh Kumar
  • Sushil Kumar
  • S. K. Chakarvarti
Conference paper
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


Selenium nanowires were fabricated by electrodeposition technique. Polycarbonate track-etched membrane with cylindrical nanopores was used as template. Scanning electron microscopy was employed to characterize the morphology and the size of fabricated selenium nanowires. The optical properties of the grown nanowires have been determined using UV–visible spectroscopy.


Selenium nanowires Electrodeposition Scanning electron microscopy Optical absorption 


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The authors gratefully acknowledge Sophisticated Analytical Instrumentation facilities, Panjab University, Chandigarh for providing SEM facility.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Narinder Kumar
    • 1
    • 2
  • Rajesh Kumar
    • 1
  • Sushil Kumar
    • 2
  • S. K. Chakarvarti
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsHCTM Technical CampusKaithalIndia
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsChaudhary Devi Lal UniversitySirsaIndia
  3. 3.Research and DevelopmentManav Rachana International UniversityFaridabadIndia

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