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Title: Characteristic time scales of coalescence of silver nanocomposite and nanoparticle films induced by continuous wave laser irradiation

Abstract

In-situ optical probing has been performed to analyze and compare the characteristic coalescence time scales of silver ion-doped polyvinylalcohol nanocomposite (Ag-PVA NC) and polyvinylpyrrolidone-capped silver nanoparticle (Ag-PVP NP) films subjected to continuous wave laser irradiation. The Ag-PVA NC yielded conductive metallic patterns by photothermal reduction of PVA, formation of nanoparticles from silver ions and their subsequent coalescence. On the other hand, Ag-PVP NP thin films produced conductive patterns through only coalescence of nanoparticles. Upon laser irradiation, Ag-PVA NC and Ag-PVP NP films exhibited different coalescence characteristics.

Authors:
;  [1];  [2]
  1. Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720-1740 (United States)
  2. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Gachon University, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do 461-701 (Korea, Republic of)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22310909
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Applied Physics Letters; Journal Volume: 105; Journal Issue: 7; Other Information: (c) 2014 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
77 NANOSCIENCE AND NANOTECHNOLOGY; COALESCENCE; DOPED MATERIALS; LASER RADIATION; NANOCOMPOSITES; NANOPARTICLES; PVA; PVP; REDUCTION; SILVER; SILVER IONS; THIN FILMS

Citation Formats

Paeng, Dongwoo, Grigoropoulos, Costas P., E-mail: cgrigoro@berkeley.edu, and Lee, Daeho. Characteristic time scales of coalescence of silver nanocomposite and nanoparticle films induced by continuous wave laser irradiation. United States: N. p., 2014. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4893465.
Paeng, Dongwoo, Grigoropoulos, Costas P., E-mail: cgrigoro@berkeley.edu, & Lee, Daeho. Characteristic time scales of coalescence of silver nanocomposite and nanoparticle films induced by continuous wave laser irradiation. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4893465.
Paeng, Dongwoo, Grigoropoulos, Costas P., E-mail: cgrigoro@berkeley.edu, and Lee, Daeho. 2014. "Characteristic time scales of coalescence of silver nanocomposite and nanoparticle films induced by continuous wave laser irradiation". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4893465.
@article{osti_22310909,
title = {Characteristic time scales of coalescence of silver nanocomposite and nanoparticle films induced by continuous wave laser irradiation},
author = {Paeng, Dongwoo and Grigoropoulos, Costas P., E-mail: cgrigoro@berkeley.edu and Lee, Daeho},
abstractNote = {In-situ optical probing has been performed to analyze and compare the characteristic coalescence time scales of silver ion-doped polyvinylalcohol nanocomposite (Ag-PVA NC) and polyvinylpyrrolidone-capped silver nanoparticle (Ag-PVP NP) films subjected to continuous wave laser irradiation. The Ag-PVA NC yielded conductive metallic patterns by photothermal reduction of PVA, formation of nanoparticles from silver ions and their subsequent coalescence. On the other hand, Ag-PVP NP thin films produced conductive patterns through only coalescence of nanoparticles. Upon laser irradiation, Ag-PVA NC and Ag-PVP NP films exhibited different coalescence characteristics.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4893465},
journal = {Applied Physics Letters},
number = 7,
volume = 105,
place = {United States},
year = 2014,
month = 8
}
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