Silicon Nanoparticles A100 (100nm)
Catalog Number: NovaNP-Si-A100
Average Diameter: ~100nm
Appearance: dry brown power
These silicon nanoparticles are prepared by a gas phase method. Their small particle size and high purity make them suitable for use as anode materials in lithium-ion batteries.
Silicon nanoparticles are ultrafine particles of silicon, typically ranging from 1 to 200 nanometers in size. They exhibit unique physical and chemical properties compared to their bulk counterparts, making them promising in a variety of technological applications including energy storage, electronics, optoelectronics, and sensors.
- Energy storage: Silicon nanoparticles are being actively explored as promising anode materials for batteries, particularly in the development of high-energy lithium-ion batteries. They possess a high lithium-ion storage capacity and can accommodate the volume expansion during the charge-discharge cycles, thereby significantly enhancing the performance, energy density, and cycle life of lithium-ion batteries.
- Electronic Devices: Due to their small size and unique electronic properties, silicon nanoparticles have shown promise in the development of next-generation electronic devices. They can be used in nanoscale transistors, diodes, and integrated circuits.
- Optoelectronics Devices: Silicon nanoparticles possess interesting optical properties, including size-dependent absorption and emission. They have been employed in optoelectronic devices such as light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and displays, solar cells, photodetectors, and quantum computing.
- Sensors and Detection: Silicon nanoparticles have been used in fluorescent sensors to detect biomolecules, intracellular pH, heavy metal ions, and pollutants, providing valuable information for medical diagnostics, environmental monitoring and other applications.
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