Plasma–surface interactions at nanoscales : a combinatorial theoretical, process diagnostics and surface microanalysis approach
Ostrikov, Kostya (2014) Plasma–surface interactions at nanoscales : a combinatorial theoretical, process diagnostics and surface microanalysis approach. Journal of Physics D : Applied Physics, 47(22).
This paper introduces an integral approach to the study of plasma-surface interactions during the catalytic growth of selected nanostructures (NSs). This approach involves basic understanding of the plasma-specific effects in NS nucleation and growth, theoretical modelling, numerical simulations, plasma diagnostics, and surface microanalysis. Using an example of plasma-assisted growth of surface-supported single-walled carbon nanotubes, we discuss how the combination of these techniques may help improve the outcomes of the growth process. A specific focus here is on the effects of nanoscale plasma-surface interactions on the NS growth and how the available techniques may be used, both in situ and ex situ to optimize the growth process and structural parameters of NSs.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Additional Information:||Funding Details: ARC, Australian Research Council
Funding Details: CSIRO, Australian Research Council
Funding Details: OCE, Australian Research Council
|Keywords:||nanomaterials, plasma nanoscience, plasmasurface interactions|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty|
|Deposited On:||08 Jul 2014 05:15|
|Last Modified:||09 Jul 2014 00:55|
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