Simple model for dielectrophoretic alignment of gallium nitride nanowires
Calculated DEP force experienced by a nanowire ( diameter and in length) in different dispersing media as a function of the alignment voltage. The drop in the DEP force for different solvents starts around .
(a) Calculated DEP force experienced by a nanowire ( diameter and in length) and a spherical fragment ( diameter) in IPA with alignment frequency at . (b) Variations of the DEP force experienced by spherical GaN microfragments in IPA as a function of their diameters, with alignment frequency set to .
Calculated DEP force variation as a function of nanowire diameter and length. The alignment frequency is set to and the dispersing medium is IPA.
Physical parameters used for the calculations of DEP forces for a nanowire in different solvents. ( denotes the dielectric permittivity of .)
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