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Controlled nanostructured silver coated surfaces by atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition

Sheel, DW, Brook, LA and Yates, HM 2008, 'Controlled nanostructured silver coated surfaces by atmospheric pressure chemical vapour deposition' , Chemical Vapor Deposition, 14 (1-2) , pp. 14-24.

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    Abstract

    Thin film silver has been widely reported for its interesting properties. In this paper we describe a route to produce controlled nanostructured silver layers. A combination of Flame Assisted Chemical Vapour Deposition at atmospheric pressure, with low cost and a low toxicity silver precursor, was used to generate coatings of structured silver surfaces on glass. This approach gives a high degree of control of surface structure, density and topography. These layers have potential applications in areas such as catalysis, photo-activity and for biocidal surfaces. Our results indicate very high biocidal activity where the nano-structure is proposed as playing a significant role

    Item Type: Article
    Themes: Built and Human Environment
    Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Materials & Physics Research Centre
    Journal or Publication Title: Chemical Vapor Deposition
    Publisher: Wiley
    Refereed: Yes
    ISSN: 0948-1907
    Depositing User: HM Yates
    Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2011 10:45
    Last Modified: 19 Aug 2014 13:09
    URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/18578

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