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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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
|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|
|Depositing User:||HM Yates|
|Date Deposited:||21 Oct 2011 10:45|
|Last Modified:||20 Aug 2013 18:15|
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