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Vapor Phase Sensing Using Metal Nanorod Thin Films Grown by Cryogenic Oblique Angle Deposition

Piyush Shah, Dongquan Ju, Xiaoxu Niu, Andrew M. Sarangan
2013 Journal of Sensors  
We demonstrate the chemical sensing capability of silver nanostructured films grown by cryogenic oblique angle deposition (OAD).  ...  For comparison, the films are grown side by side at cryogenic (~100 K) and at room temperature (~300 K) by e-beam evaporation.  ...  Oblique angle physical vapor deposition technique has led to the evolution of a new class of thin films with very large effective surface areas.  ... 
doi:10.1155/2013/823041 fatcat:vk4fpk24hre3dm3gdxgbjjyf2e

Perspectives on oblique angle deposition of thin films: From fundamentals to devices

Angel Barranco, Ana Borras, Agustin R. Gonzalez-Elipe, Alberto Palmero
2016 Progress in Materials Science  
The oblique angle configuration has emerged as an invaluable tool for the deposition of nanostructured thin films.  ...  In the second part, we present an extensive description of applications wherein oblique-angle-deposited thin films are of relevance.  ...  Acknowledgements This review has been carried out as part of the research activity of the ''Nanotechnology on Surfaces" laboratory at the Instituto de Ciencia de Materiales de Sevilla, which is sponsored by  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pmatsci.2015.06.003 fatcat:svf2r5nqpbedpgun3g7nwczwo4

Glancing Angle Deposition [chapter]

Michael T. Taschuk, Matthew M. Hawkeye, Michael J. Brett
2010 Handbook of Deposition Technologies for Films and Coatings  
Figure 13 . 13 16: Okamoto et al. phase diagram for Fe thin film texture as a function of deposition rate and angle. Shaded regions are mixtures of phases in the horizontal direction.  ...  Glancing angle deposition (GLAD) is an extension to oblique angle deposition where the substrate position is manipulated during film deposition.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-8155-2031-3.00013-2 fatcat:imvizulpcverzepw5d3uzv7h3y

Epitaxial growth of atomically flat gadolinia-doped ceria thin films by pulsed laser deposition

Y. Z. Chen, N. Pryds, J. Schou, S. Linderoth
2011 Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing  
The Li doped ZnO (ZnO:Li) thin films were grown on Al2O3(0001) and Pt(111)/Ti/SiO2/Si(100) substrate by using the pulsed laser deposition(PLD) method.  ...  The synthesis by pulsed laser deposition technique of ZnO thin films with appropriate characteristics for gas sensing applications is herein reported.  ...  In addition we present briefly some further applications, like measurements with prisms coated with thin gold films, "optical atom chips" for trapping and/or acting on cold atoms near surfaces, alternative  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00339-011-6532-8 fatcat:pbfwze7cnrfqtdnoklh2z7r3l4

Growth and thermoelectric properties of FeSb2 films produced by pulsed laser deposition

Ye Sun, Stela Canulescu, Peijie Sun, Frank Steglich, Nini Pryds, Jørgen Schou, Bo Brummerstedt Iversen
2011 Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing  
The Li doped ZnO (ZnO:Li) thin films were grown on Al2O3(0001) and Pt(111)/Ti/SiO2/Si(100) substrate by using the pulsed laser deposition(PLD) method.  ...  The synthesis by pulsed laser deposition technique of ZnO thin films with appropriate characteristics for gas sensing applications is herein reported.  ...  In addition we present briefly some further applications, like measurements with prisms coated with thin gold films, "optical atom chips" for trapping and/or acting on cold atoms near surfaces, alternative  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00339-011-6431-z fatcat:tun4r3daabfghkqeuwam5xdigi

Photoconductive PbSe Thin Films for Mid-Infrared Imaging

Mool Gupta, Joel Harrison, Toriqul Islam
2021 Materials Advances  
For instance, many of the active areas of these devices are covered by metal pads that are opaque to IR wavelengths. The illumination angle is limited to a very narrow range from an oblique angle.  ...  While other deposition processes are used to grow thin films, CBD is a very mature process, and this assures CBD will remain in heavy use.  ... 
doi:10.1039/d0ma00965b fatcat:mrm5r5z4cfdknnq5gwbju2tixa

Nonlinear waves in metamaterials: state of the art

A. D. Boardman, P. Egan, R. C. Mitchell-Thomas, M. McCall, Y. G. Rapoport, Allan D. Boardman, Nader Engheta, Mikhail A. Noginov, Nikolay I. Zheludev
2011 Metamaterials: Fundamentals and Applications IV  
The anisotropic metamaterial can be realized by depositing thin, alternating metal-insulator layers.  ...  the polymer thin film.  ...  ., California (United States) We present electronic transport measurements of GaAs nanowires grown by catalyst-free metal-organic chemical vapor deposition.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.892463 fatcat:fv5gdkxgn5cztc5w65zzgkbt3e

Compact solar concentrator designed by minilens and slab waveguide

Wan-Chieh Shieh, Guo-Dung Su, Kaitlyn VanSant, Raed A. Sherif
2011 High and Low Concentrator Systems for Solar Electric Applications VI  
Since these solar cells are more expensive than silicon or thin film ones, they need to be used at high concentration ratio to reduce III-V multi-junction solar cell area.  ...  The light and thin optical system can be fabricated by low-cost process and have the linear property for the tilt of the sun light.  ...  Physical vapor deposition techniques have been widely used for thin-film deposition in many photovoltaic applications.  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.892980 fatcat:6kaqm6mvgzdoviljbv5meadahm

New materials for micro-scale sensors and actuators

Stephen A. Wilson, Renaud P.J. Jourdain, Qi Zhang, Robert A. Dorey, Chris R. Bowen, Magnus Willander, Qamar Ul Wahab, Magnus Willander, Safaa M. Al-hilli, Omer Nur, Eckhard Quandt, Christer Johansson (+15 others)
2007 Materials science & engineering. R, Reports  
SiC thin film was deposited on Si using chemical vapor deposition. The SiC was made porous by electrochemical etching.  ...  Fine electrode structures can be obtained by line patterning, which combines metal-vapor deposition and inkjet printing [27] .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.mser.2007.03.001 fatcat:hqnk7a5nqbanrfxo4kn5sjyxja

Perspective: Challenges and Transformative Opportunities in Superconductor Vortex Physics [article]

Serena Eley, Andreas Glatz, Roland Willa
2021 arXiv   pre-print
Yet efficacious materials engineering still alludes us.  ...  This is ultimately due to large gaps in our knowledge of vortex dynamics: the field is challenged by the extremely complex interplay between vortex elasticity, vortex-vortex interactions, and material  ...  For example, BaZrO 3 (BZO) nanorods that nucleate and grow during metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) have proven particularly effective for pinning vortices 191 .  ... 
arXiv:2105.00055v1 fatcat:3vppnergpfax3m76cxvqjtxc7y

Semiconductor infrared plasmonics

Thierry Taliercio, Paolo Biagioni
2019 Nanophotonics  
The coupling between light and collective oscillations of free carriers at metallic surfaces and nanostructures is at the origin of one of the main fields of nanophotonics: plasmonics.  ...  The potential applications offered by plasmonics range from biosensing to solar cell technologies and from nonlinear optics at the nanoscale to light harvesting and extraction in nanophotonic devices.  ...  This metal-organic CVD is also often referred to as vapor phase epitaxy (VPE).  ... 
doi:10.1515/nanoph-2019-0077 fatcat:ehzfxlrhzfgwlotnjz3iaik2dq

EFFECT OF WATER ADSORPTION ENERGY TO ELECTRICITY CONVERSION IN THE YSZ - NANOPOWDER SYSTEMS

Aleksandr S DOROSHKEVICH, Andrey I LYUBCHYK, Akhmed K ISLAMOV, Elmar B ASGEROV, Tatyana Yu ZELENYAK, Artem V SHYLO, Viktor I BODNARCHUK, Vitaliy A TURCHENKO, Yuriy Yu BACHERIKOV, Valeria R GASHIMOVA, Maria BALASOIU
2019 Zenodo  
In this work, an attempt was given to increase the specific effectiveness of chemovoltaic converter by changing the planar function of heterojunction on three-dimensional structure with high chemical activity  ...  S5 -Engineering and Industrial Physics The electricity consumption is also follows, using a digital power meter type UPT-210 (built by Algodue Elettronica, Italy).  ...  This information will be further used to implement concrete measures that will make the cooling system more efficient, ensuring both a better functioning of the computer systems and energy saving.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2591122 fatcat:cgqeyphd4nbxrgthx36auadk7e

Magnetophotonics for sensing and magnetometry toward industrial applications

Conrad Rizal, Maria Grazia Manera, Daria O. Ignatyeva, Jorge R. Mejía-Salazar, Roberto Rella, Vladimir I. Belotelov, Francesco Pineider, Nicolò Maccaferri
2021 Journal of Applied Physics  
losses inherent to metallic components.  ...  In addition to the well-established use of propagating and localized plasmonic fields, in the so-called magnetoplasmonics, we identified a new potential of the all-dielectric platforms for sensing to overcome  ...  ., who helped us in proofreading the manuscript. N.M. acknowledges support from the Luxembourg National Research Fund (Grant No.  ... 
doi:10.1063/5.0072884 fatcat:2q2txejxrfdxlo4gsypy6yojcu

Magnetophotonics for sensing and magnetometry towards industrial applications [article]

Conrad Rizal, Maria Grazia Manera, Daria O. Ignatyeva, Jorge Ricardo Mejía-Salazar, Roberto Rella, Vladimir I. Belotelov, Francesco Pineider, Nicolò Maccaferri
2021 arXiv   pre-print
losses inherent to metallic components.  ...  In addition to the well-established use of propagating and localized plasmonic fields, in the so-called magnetoplasmonics, we identified a new potential of the all-dielectric platforms for sensing to overcome  ...  Oliveira Jr, who helped us in the proof-reading of the manuscript. NM Data Availability Data sharing is not applicable to this article as no new data were created or analyzed in this study.  ... 
arXiv:2110.01263v1 fatcat:tn3udov7jra3jlzxrjuzum4sfi

Nano-optical imaging and spectroscopy of order, phases, and domains in complex solids

Joanna M. Atkin, Samuel Berweger, Andrew C. Jones, Markus B. Raschke
2012 Advances in Physics  
For example, in transition metal oxides, topological insulators, and graphene, unusual electronic, optical, magnetic, or mechanical properties emerge, such as colossal magneto-resistance (CMR), metal-insulator  ...  The structure of our material world is characterized by a large hierarchy of length scales that determines material properties and functions.  ...  This work was supported by funding from the Department of Energy Division of Materials Sciences and Engineering (Grant No.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00018732.2012.737982 fatcat:7jyvmiaydnbp7jvr7e7sgkkve4
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