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Investigation of iron-fullerene mixture plasmas in ECR discharge

Fekete, Eva and Biri, Sandor and Ivan, Istvan (2007) Investigation of iron-fullerene mixture plasmas in ECR discharge. FULLERENES NANOTUBES AND CARBON NANOSTRUCTURES, 15 (4). pp. 249-256.

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Abstract

Fullerene + iron (C-60+Fe) mixture plasmas were produced and studied in the ECR ion source of ATOMKI. The two main components of the plasma were obtained by different filament ovens. In this series of measurements we concentrated on the maximum ratio of C-58 ( damaged fullerene) in the plasma. C58 is less stable than C-60 and the probability to form new materials is higher. Using this method we produced molecules of mass M 752 both in single- and double-charged states with beam intensities of 8 center dot 10(-10) A and 2 center dot 10(-10) A, respectively. We identified this beam as a mixture of FeC58, O2C60 and CO2C59, while the experiment did not give information on the exact location of the iron and oxygen in the carbon ball.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:fullerene; iron; plasma; ECRIS
Subjects:Material Science > Functional and hybrid materials
Material Science > Nanofabrication processes and tools
Material Science > Nanochemistry
ID Code:2840
Deposited By:Farnush Anwar
Deposited On:12 Jan 2009 13:04
Last Modified:23 Jan 2009 10:27

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