Generation and growth of nanoparticles in low-pressure plasmas

U. R. Kortshagen, U. V. Bhandarkar, M. T. Swihart, S. L. Girshick

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This invited talk focuses on two aspects of generation and growth of nanometer-sized particles in chemically active low-pressure plasmas: the nucleation of initial clusters and the subsequent growth due to coagulation of primary particles. Progress on the modeling of these processes is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1871-1877
Number of pages7
JournalPure and Applied Chemistry
Issue number10
StatePublished - 1999

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This work was supported in part by NSF grant ECS-9731568 and by the University of Minnesota Supercomputing Institute.


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