Journal of Materials Research


A simple method for the manufacture of mesoscopic metal wires

S. Noela1, E. Batallaa1 and P. Rochona1

a1 Department of Physics, Royal Military College, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7K 5L0


A process for the manufacture of very thin parallel wires has been developed. A series of parallel silver wires have been written for the study of one-dimensional electron transport. The wires are approximately 200 nm wide and 8 mm long. The method used can produce longer and thinner wires.

(Received October 04 1995)

(Accepted December 04 1995)