Synthesis of magnesium borate (Mg2B2O5) nanowires by chemical vapor deposition method

Yan Li, Zhiyong Fan, Jia G. Lu, Robert P. H. Chang

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Single-crystal magnesium borate, Mg2B2O5, nanowires were synthesized on MgO substrates using boron triiodide and boric acid vapor (BI3/H3BO3) as precursors and platinum/palladium (Pt/Pd) as catalyst. The conductivity of an individual nanowire was measured.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2512-2514
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry of Materials
Issue number13
Publication statusPublished - Jun 29 2004


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Materials Chemistry
  • Materials Science(all)

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