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One-dimensional (1D) nanostructures, such as nanowire, nanorods, and nanotubes, have shown great promise in both fundamental and application studies due to their size, structure, and several other unique properties. In this study, magnesium oxide (MgO) nanowires (NWs) with varying diameter have been grown on magnesium oxide (100) single crystal substrates using a pulsed laser deposition (PLD) technique. Magnesium oxide was chosen due to its high melting point, high hardness, high tensile strength, excellence diffusion barrier, and good biocompatibility. In the fabrication of MgO nanowires, gold has been used as a catalyst.
Ninh, Dang The, "Pulsed Laser Deposition Of Magnesium Oxide Nanowires And Their Physical, Structural, And Biological Properties" (2012). Theses. 49.