The synthesis of the nanowires is follow the vapor-liquid-solid mechanism and conducted by using a tubular furnace. Figure 1 is schematic diagram of our equipment. Heating and cooling the source with adequate amount of ambient gas, the nanowires can be synthesized. Figure 2 shows the various kinds of nanowires of our group. These nanowires also have magnetic property which was shown in figure 3.
Fig. 1. schematic diagram of apparatus
Fig. 2. The images of nanowires
Fig. 3. The magnetic properties of nanowires
3. Future plan
Until now, our group focused only to synthesize of DMS nanowires. We try to synthesize more better nanowires with the change the dopants and experiments conditions. And besides the nanowires, nanoparticles, especially iron oxide, can be a candidate for a new target for our group.
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