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Controllable conversion of liquid silicon from high-density to low-density towards amorphous silicon nanospheres on a wafer scale.

A new interesting article has been published in Chem Commun (Camb). 2018 Sep 26. doi: 10.1039/c8cc05827j. and titled:

Controllable conversion of liquid silicon from high-density to low-density towards amorphous silicon nanospheres on a wafer scale.

Authors of this article are:
Liu Q Qi R Song S Yan Z Huang Q.

A summary of the article is shown below:
High-density liquid (HDL) silicon can be converted via annealing in hydrogen into low-density liquid (LDL), surviving due to hydrogen protection. Amorphous silicon (a-Si) spheres on a wafer scale were achieved via an underlying transition from LDL silicon. The amorphous spheres were protected from crystallization due to the presence of hydrogen gas.

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