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Department of Physics  

Selected Publications

1.    Continuous-flow Mass Production of Silicon Nanowires via Substrate-Enhanced Metal-Catalyzed Electroless Etching of Silicon with Dissolved Oxygen as an Oxidant
Hu Y
, Peng KQ, Liu L, Qiao Z, Huang X, Wu XL, Meng XM, Lee ST.
Scientific Reports 4, 3667, 2014

2.    Silicon/Hematite Core/shell Nanowire Array Decorated with Gold Nanoparticles for Unbiased Solar Water Oxidation
X Wang, Peng KQ, Hu Y, Zhang FQ, Hu B, Li L, Wang M,
Meng XM, Lee ST.
Nano Letters 14, 18, 2014

3.    Fabrication of Silicon Nanowire Arrays by Macroscopic Galvanic Cell-Driven Metal Catalyzed Electroless Etching in Aerated HF Solution
Liu L, Peng KQ,  Hu Y, Wu XL, Lee ST.
Advanced Materials 26, 1410, 2014

4.    Silicon Nanowires for Advanced Energy Conversion and Storage
Peng KQ,  Wang X, Li L, Hu Y, Lee ST.
Nano Today 8, 75, 2013

5.    High-Performance Silicon Nanowire Array Photoelectrochemical Solar Cells via Surface Passivation and Modification
Wang X, Peng KQ, Pan XJ, Chen X, Yang Y, Li L, Meng XM, Zhang WJ, Lee ST.
Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 23, 198, 2011

6.    Silicon nanowires for photovoltaic solar energy conversion
Peng KQ,  Lee ST.
Advanced Materials 23, 198, 2011

7.    High-performance silicon nanohole solar cells  
Peng KQ, Wang X, Li L, Wu XL, Lee ST.
Journal of the American Chemical Society 132, 6872, 2010 (Highlighted by PhysorgChemistry World、and MRS Materials News)

8     Single Crystalline ordered silicon wire/Pt nanoparticle hybrids for solar energy harvesting  
Wang X, Peng KQ, Wu XL, Lee ST.
Electrochemistry Communications 12, 509, 2010

9.    Fabrication and photovoltaic property of ordered macroporous silicon  
Peng KQ, Wang X, Wu XL,
Lee ST.
Applied Physics Letters
95, 143119, 2009

10Gas sensing properties of single crystalline porous silicon nanowires  
Peng KQ, Wang X,
Lee ST.
Applied Physics Letters
95, 243112, 2009

11.  Platinum Nanoparticle Decorated Silicon Nanowires for Efficient Solar Energy Conversion 
Peng KQ, Wang X, Wu XL, Lee ST.
Nano Letters 9, 3704, 2009

12Motility of Metal Nanoparticles in Silicon and Induced Anisotropic Silicon Etching  
Peng KQ, Lu AJ, Zhang RQ,
Lee ST.
Advanced Functional Materials 18
, 3026-3035
, 2008  (Highlighted as Inside Cover)

13.  Surface-Dominated Transport Properties of Silicon Nanowires
Jie JS, Zhang WJ, Peng KQ, et al.
Advanced Functional Materials 18
, 3251-3258
, 2008

14 Silicon nanowires for rechargeable lithium-ion battery anodes
Peng KQ, Jie JS, Zhang WJ, et al.
Applied Physics Letters 93, 033105
, 2008 (Highlighted by Nature China)

15 Silicon nanowire array photoelectrochemical solar cells
Peng KQ, Wang X, Lee ST.
Applied Physics Letters 92, 163103, 2008 (Highlighted by Nanotechweb)

16A surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy substrate for highly sensitive label-free immunoassay
Zhang ML, Yi CQ, Fan X, et al.
Applied Physics Letters 92
, 043116, 2008

17Preparation of large-area uniform silicon nanowires arrays through metal-assisted chemical etching
Zhang ML, Peng KQ, Fan X, et al.
Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112, 4444-4450
, 2008

18Ordered silicon nanowire arrays via nanosphere lithography and metal-induced etching
Peng KQ, Zhang ML, Lu AJ, et al.
Applied Physics Letters 90, 163123
, 2007

19 Metal-particle-induced, highly localized site-specific etching of Si and formation of single-crystalline Si nanowires in aqueous fluoride solution
Peng KQ, Fang H, Hu JJ, et al.
Chemistry-A European Journal 12, 7942-7947
, 2006

20 Fabrication of single-crystalline silicon nanowires by scratching a silicon surface with catalytic metal particles
Peng KQ, Hu JJ, Yan YJ, et al.
Advanced Functional Materials 16, 387-394
, 2006

21 Aligned single-crystalline Si nanowire arrays for photovoltaic applications
Peng KQ, Xu Y, Wu Y, et al.
Small   1, 1062-1067
, 2005

22 Uniform, axial-orientation alignment of one-dimensional single-crystal silicon nanostructure arrays
Peng KQ, Wu Y, Fang H, et al.
Angewandte Chemie-International Edition 44, 2737-2742
, 2005

23 Fabrication of large-area silicon nanowire p-n junction diode arrays
Peng KQ, Huang ZP, Zhu J
Advanced Materials 16, 73
, 2004

24 Morphological selection of electroless metal deposits on silicon in aqueous fluoride solution
Peng KQ, Zhu J
Electrochimica Acta 49, 2563-2568
, 2004

25 Simultaneous gold deposition and formation of silicon nanowire arrays
Peng KQ, Zhu J
Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 558, 35-39
, 2003

26 Dendrite-assisted growth of silicon nanowires in electroless metal deposition
Peng KQ, Yan YJ, Gao SP, et al.
Advanced Functional Materials 13, 127-132, 2003 (Highlighted as Cover)

27 Synthesis of large-area silicon nanowire arrays via self-assembling nanoelectrochemistry
Peng KQ, Yan YJ, Gao SP, et al.
Advanced Materials 14, 1164-1167
, 2002


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