Formation, Dynamics, and Characterization of Nanostructures by Ion Beam Irradiation

  title={Formation, Dynamics, and Characterization of Nanostructures by Ion Beam Irradiation},
  author={Sandip Dhara},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences},
  pages={1 - 50}
  • S. Dhara
  • Published 2007
  • Chemistry
  • Critical Reviews in Solid State and Materials Sciences
Ion beam irradiation is a potential tool for phase formation and material modification as a non-equilibrium technique. Localized rise in temperature and ultra fast (∼10−12 s) dissipations of impinging energy make it an attractive tool for metastable phase formation. As a matter of fact, a major component of materials science is dominated by ion beam methods, either for synthesis of materials or for its characterization. The synthesis of nanostructures, and their modification by ion beam… Expand
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