Transmission Electron Microscopy of 1D-Nanostructures

  • Teresa BenEmail author
  • Rabie Fath Allah
  • David L. Sales
  • David González
  • Sergio I. Molina


In this chapter, we review results obtained by conventional and advanced electron microscopy related techniques of complex 1-D nanostructures such as spontaneous core–shell AlxGa 1−x N/GaN (0001) nanowires, ZnO/Si(111) nanorods, ZnO/CdTe (111) nanowires, and InAsxP1−x/InP(001) quantum wires.


Seed Layer Chemical Bath Deposition Electron Energy Loss Spectrum Conventional Transmission Electron Microscopy CdTe Substrate 
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Financial support from Spanish projects (MAT2010-15206, TEC2011-29120-C05-03 and CONSOLIDER INGENIO 2010 CSD2009-00013), Junta de Andalutia (P09-TEP-5403, PAI research groups TEP-120 and TEP-946), and the European Science Foundation (COST Action MP0805) are gratefully acknowledged. TEM measurements were carried out at DME-SCCYT-UCA. The authors would like to thank their collaborators and coauthors of the articles reviewed here (O. Martinez, J.L. Plaza, E. Dieguez, J.G. Lozano, J. Mass, D. Byrne, E. McGlyn, B. Twamley, M. O. Henry, P.L. Galindo, J. Pizarro, D. Fuster, L. González, Y. González, S. Kret, R. Songmuang, M. H. Gass, P. J. Goodhew, M. Varela, S. J. Pennycook). Authors belong to the Institute of Electron Microscopy and Materials, which is in interim stage of creation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Teresa Ben
    • 1
    Email author
  • Rabie Fath Allah
    • 1
  • David L. Sales
    • 1
  • David González
    • 1
  • Sergio I. Molina
    • 1
  1. 1.Departamento de Ciencia de los Materiales e I. M. y Q. I. Facultad de CienciasUniversidad de CádizPuerto RealSpain

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