Skip to main content

Novel Methods of Forming Self-Assembled Nanostructured Materials: Ni Nanodots in Al2O3 and TiN Matrices

Buy Article:

$105.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

We have developed two novel methods of growing self-assembled nanodot arrays of uniform size (diameter 2–50 nm) of a variety of materials in crystalline as well as amorphous matrices. These methods employ a pulsed laser deposition technique and are classified as: (a) sequential growth method; and (b) simultaneous growth method. In the first method, the nanodots and matrix material are formed sequentially, while in the second method, nanodots and matrix materials grow simultaneously. In the sequential growth, self-assembly of nanodots is controlled by the flux of materials, interfacial energy, intervening matrix layer, substrate and laser parameters. For the simultaneous growth method of self-assembly of nanodots, there is additional requirement that the material of the nanodot and the matrix should be such that the Gibb's free energy of oxidation of the constituent of matrix material is much lower than that of the nanodot material.
No Reference information available - sign in for access.
No Citation information available - sign in for access.
No Supplementary Data.
No Data/Media
No Metrics


Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: 2004-09-01

More about this publication?
  • Journal for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (JNN) is an international and multidisciplinary peer-reviewed journal with a wide-ranging coverage, consolidating research activities in all areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology into a single and unique reference source. JNN is the first cross-disciplinary journal to publish original full research articles, rapid communications of important new scientific and technological findings, timely state-of-the-art reviews with author's photo and short biography, and current research news encompassing the fundamental and applied research in all disciplines of science, engineering and medicine.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Terms & Conditions
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more