Cabrera-Mott kinetics of oxidation of metal nanowires
Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift, 2012

The Cabrera-Mott model, implying that oxidation of a metal is limited by the field-facilitated activated jumps of metal ions at the metal-oxide interface, was originally proposed to interpret growth of thin oxide films on planar metal surfaces. Recently, the model was used to describe oxidation of spherical nanoparticles with small radius of curvature. Here, we analyze oxidation of nanowires. The increase of the oxide thickness with increasing time for a nanowire is shown to be slower than that for a nanoparticle with the same radius, but faster than in the case of a planar surface.

Författare

Vladimir Zhdanov

Chalmers, Teknisk fysik, Kemisk fysik

Kompetenscentrum katalys (KCK)

Bengt Herbert Kasemo

Chalmers, Teknisk fysik, Kemisk fysik

Kompetenscentrum katalys (KCK)

Applied Physics Letters

0003-6951 (ISSN) 1077-3118 (eISSN)

Vol. 100 24 Article Number: 243105- 243105

Styrkeområden

Nanovetenskap och nanoteknik

Materialvetenskap

Ämneskategorier

Fysik

Nanoteknik

Kemi

DOI

10.1063/1.4729059

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