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EMRS-E SiGe 2012

Dr Artur Podhorodecki, Dr Grzegorz Zatryb

  1. Nano Express

    Si-rich Al2O3 films grown by RF magnetron sputtering: structural and photoluminescence properties versus annealing treatment

    Silicon-rich Al2O3 films (Si x (Al2O3)1−x) were co-sputtered from two separate silicon and alumina targets onto a long silicon oxide substrate. The effects of different annealing...

    Nadiia Korsunska, Larysa Khomenkova, Oleksandr Kolomys, Viktor Strelchuk, Andrian Kuchuk, Vasyl Kladko, Tetyana Stara, Oleksandr Oberemok, Borys Romanyuk, Philippe Marie, Jedrzej Jedrzejewski and Isaac Balberg

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:273

    Published on: 7 June 2013

  2. Nano Express

    Femtosecond pulsed laser deposition of silicon thin films

    Optimisation of femtosecond pulsed laser deposition parameters for the fabrication of silicon thin films is discussed. Substrate temperature, gas pressure and gas type are used to better understand the deposit...

    Matthew Murray, Gin Jose, Billy Richards and Animesh Jha

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:272

    Published on: 7 June 2013

  3. Nano Express

    Silica nanoparticles as a tool for fluorescence collection efficiency enhancement

    In this work we demonstrate enhancement of the fluorescence collection efficiency for chlorophyll-containing photosynthetic complexes deposited on SiO2 spherical nanoparticles. Microscopic images of fluorescence ...

    Bartosz Krajnik, Magdalena Gajda-Rączka, Dawid Piątkowski, Piotr Nyga, Bartłomiej Jankiewicz, Eckhard Hofmann and Sebastian Mackowski

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:146

    Published on: 28 March 2013

  4. Nano Express

    On the origin of emission and thermal quenching of SRSO:Er3+ films grown by ECR-PECVD

    Silicon nanocrystals embedded in a silicon-rich silicon oxide matrix doped with Er3+ ions have been fabricated by electron cyclotron resonance plasma-enhanced chemical vapor deposition. Indirect excitation of erb...

    Artur Podhorodecki, Grzegorz Zatryb, Lukasz W Golacki, Jan Misiewicz, Jacek Wojcik and Peter Mascher

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:98

    Published on: 22 February 2013

  5. Nano Review

    Upconversion in solar cells

    The possibility to tune chemical and physical properties in nanosized materials has a strong impact on a variety of technologies, including photovoltaics. One of the prominent research areas of nanomaterials f...

    Wilfried GJHM van Sark, Jessica de Wild, Jatin K Rath, Andries Meijerink and Ruud EI Schropp

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:81

    Published on: 15 February 2013

  6. Nano Express

    On the formation of blisters in annealed hydrogenated a-Si layers

    Differently hydrogenated radio frequency-sputtered a-Si layers have been studied by infrared (IR) spectroscopy as a function of the annealing time at 350°C with the aim to get a deeper understanding of the ori...

    Miklós Serényi, Cesare Frigeri, Zsolt Szekrényes, Katalin Kamarás, Lucia Nasi, Attila Csik and Nguyen Quoc Khánh

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:84

    Published on: 15 February 2013

  7. Nano Express

    Micro-ultracapacitors with highly doped silicon nanowires electrodes

    Highly n-doped silicon nanowires (SiNWs) with several lengths have been deposited via chemical vapor deposition on silicon substrate. These nanostructured silicon substrates have been used as electrodes to bui...

    Fleur Thissandier, Nicolas Pauc, Thierry Brousse, Pascal Gentile and Saïd Sadki

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:38

    Published on: 21 January 2013

  8. Nano Express

    Correlation between matrix structural order and compressive stress exerted on silicon nanocrystals embedded in silicon-rich silicon oxide

    Silicon nanocrystals embedded in a silicon oxide matrix were deposited by radio frequency reactive magnetron sputtering. By means of Raman spectroscopy, we have found that a compressive stress is exerted on th...

    Grzegorz Zatryb, Artur Podhorodecki, Jan Misiewicz, Julien Cardin and Fabrice Gourbilleau

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:40

    Published on: 21 January 2013

  9. Nano Express

    Microstructure and optical properties of Pr3+-doped hafnium silicate films

    In this study, we report on the evolution of the microstructure and photoluminescence properties of Pr3+-doped hafnium silicate thin films as a function of annealing temperature (TA). The composition and microstr...

    YongTao An, Christophe Labbé, Larysa Khomenkova, Magali Morales, Xavier Portier and Fabrice Gourbilleau

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:43

    Published on: 21 January 2013

  10. Nano Express

    Nanoscale evidence of erbium clustering in Er-doped silicon-rich silica

    Photoluminescence spectroscopy and atom probe tomography were used to explore the optical activity and microstructure of Er3+-doped Si-rich SiO2 thin films fabricated by radio-frequency magnetron sputtering. The ...

    Etienne Talbot, Rodrigue Lardé, Philippe Pareige, Larysa Khomenkova, Khalil Hijazi and Fabrice Gourbilleau

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:39

    Published on: 21 January 2013

  11. Nano Express

    Discrete distribution of implanted and annealed arsenic atoms in silicon nanowires and its effect on device performance

    We have theoretically investigated the effects of random discrete distribution of implanted and annealed arsenic (As) atoms on device characteristics of silicon nanowire (Si NW) transistors. Kinetic Monte Carl...

    Masashi Uematsu, Kohei M Itoh, Gennady Mil'nikov, Hideki Minari and Nobuya Mori

    Nanoscale Research Letters 2012 7:685

    Published on: 21 December 2012