Accession Number:

AD1006898

Title:

Growth of Highly c-axis Oriented and/or Epitaxial Single-Domain b-axis Oriented La5Ca9Cu24O41 Thin Films by Pulsed Laser Deposition

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,30 Sep 2014,29 Sep 2015

Corporate Author:

UNIVERSITY OF CYPRUS KALLIPLEOS 75, NICOSIA, , 1678, CY Cyprus

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Report Date:

2016-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

27.0

Abstract:

This project attempted to grow La5Ca9Cu24O41 LCCO films on important substrates with the high-thermal-conductivity direction parallel or perpendicular to the surface of the substrate, counting success as demonstration of b-axis or c-axis oriented LCCO films along with measurement of bulk thermal conductivity. We succeeded in b-axis, but all efforts concerning growth of c-axis oriented films were unsuccessful. We extensively studied the influence of pulsed laser deposition growth parameters, trying various substrates or trying substrates with a buffer layer, but were not able to investigate substrates covered with carbon nanotubes as nanostructures with the desired dimensions proved unobtainable.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE