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Magnetic Behavior of Surface Nanostructured 50-nm Nickel Thin Films

Kumar, Prashant (2010) Magnetic Behavior of Surface Nanostructured 50-nm Nickel Thin Films. Nanoscale Research Letters, 5 (10). pp. 1596-1602.

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Abstract

Thermally evaporated 50-nm nickel thin films coated on borosilicate glass substrates were nanostructured by excimer laser (0.5 J/cm(2), single shot), DC electric field (up to 2 kV/cm) and trench-template assisted technique. Nanoparticle arrays (anisotropic growth features) have been observed to form in the direction of electric field for DC electric field treatment case and ruptured thin film (isotropic growth features) growth for excimer laser treatment case. For trench-template assisted technique; nanowires (70-150 nm diameters) have grown along the length of trench template. Coercive field and saturation magnetization are observed to be strongly dependent on nanostructuring techniques.

Item Type:Article
Subjects:Material Science > Nanostructured materials
ID Code:9863
Deposited By:CSMNT
Deposited On:28 Dec 2010 13:08
Last Modified:28 Dec 2010 13:08

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