An investigation of the resistive switching in individual and networks of nickel nanowires
Citation:Alan P. Bell, 'An investigation of the resistive switching in individual and networks of nickel nanowires', [thesis], Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Chemistry, 2014, pp 180
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Nickel/nickel oxide core-shell nanowires can be transformed from their native electrically insulating state to a conductive state by the formation of an atomic scale conductive filament bridging the oxide. This resistive switching can be utilised to store information: a conductive state can be thought of as ON or 1, and insulating, an OFF or 0 state. In this thesis we fabricated networks of nickel nanowires and subsequently contacted these networks using a two-step lithography. This contacting was required to enable electrical characterisation of the networks.
Author: Bell, Alan P.
Qualification name:Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
Publisher:Trinity College (Dublin, Ireland). School of Chemistry
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