Molecular dynamics study of success evaluation for metallic nanoparticles manipulation on gold substrate

Mahboobi, S. H ; Sharif University of Technology | 2010

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  1. Type of Document: Article
  2. DOI: 10.1115/DETC2009-86398
  3. Publisher: 2010
  4. Abstract:
  5. Using molecular dynamics, the behavior of nanoparticles during manipulation process is investigated in this paper. The system consists of a tip, cluster and substrate. The focus of the present research is on ultra-fine metallic nanoclusters. The system of concern is made of different transition metals. Two criteria have been proposed for evaluation of success in a pushing process. Such criteria describe the intactness of nanoparticle/substrate pair. The effects of cluster material and manipulation speed on the success of the process are investigated by atomistic simulations. Such qualitative simulation studies can evaluate the level of success of manipulation regarding different working conditions before consuming high experimental expenses
  6. Keywords:
  7. Atomistic simulations ; Gold substrates ; Metallic nanoclusters ; Metallic nanoparticles ; Qualitative simulation ; Working conditions ; Molecular dynamics ; Nanoparticles ; Transition metals ; Quality control
  8. Source: Proceedings of the ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference 2009, DETC2009, 30 August 2009 through 2 September 2009 ; Volume 6 , August–September , 2010 , Pages 345-346 ; 9780791849033 (ISBN)
  9. URL: http://proceedings.asmedigitalcollection.asme.org/proceeding.aspx?articleid=1650135