Atmospheric-pressure discharges for the fabrication of surface-based metal nanostructures

D. Z. Pai*, S. Kumar, I. Levchenko, Deanna Lacoste, C. O. Laux, K. Ostrikov

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Various reactor configurations for generating atmospheric-pressure discharges were tested, and several types of nanostructures, including Mo nanoflakes, were successfully synthesized. Here, we present photographs of the discharges, as well as SEM images of representative nanostructures.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number5959218
Pages (from-to)2814-2815
Number of pages2
JournalIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
Issue number11 PART 1
StatePublished - Nov 1 2011


  • Atmospheric-pressure discharges
  • nanofabrication
  • nanosecond repetitively pulsed (NRP) discharges

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics


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