Texture Orientation of Glancing Angle Deposited Copper Nanowire Arrays

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dc.contributor.author Mankey, Gary
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-19T14:18:13Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-19T14:18:13Z
dc.date.issued 2004-07-20 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Alouach, H., Mankey, G. (2004): Texture Orientation of Glancing Angle Deposited Copper Nanowire Arrays. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, 22(4). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1116/1.1690254 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://ir.ua.edu/handle/123456789/6004
dc.description.abstract Self-assembled copper nanowires were deposited on native oxide Si(100) substrates using glancing angle deposition with and without substrate rotation. Wire morphology, texture and crystallographic orientation are strongly dependent on the deposition parameters. A method for determining the preferred crystal orientation is described. This orientation is found to be different from what is expected from the geometric orientation of the wires. For wires deposited without substrate rotation, the face-centered-cubic (fcc)(111) crystal orientation, which corresponds to the close-packed, low surface energy (111) plane of copper, lies between the long axis of the wire and that normal to the substrate. X-ray diffraction data show that the wires exhibit bundling behavior perpendicular to the plane of incidence. For samples deposited with azimuthal rotation of the substrate, the fcc(111) directions in the wires are evenly distributed in a cone around the long axis of the wires, which point normal to the substrate. When the substrate is rotated during deposition at an angle of 75°, the wires exhibit a strong fcc(220) texture. These observations show that wires deposited with substrate rotation are highly textured and have random orientations in the plane of the substrate. en_US
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dc.language English en_US
dc.subject Nanowires en_US
dc.subject Oxides en_US
dc.subject Crystal structure en_US
dc.subject Crystal orientation en_US
dc.subject Geometrical optics en_US
dc.subject X-ray diffraction en_US
dc.subject Transition metals en_US
dc.subject Thin film deposition en_US
dc.title Texture Orientation of Glancing Angle Deposited Copper Nanowire Arrays en_US
dc.type text en_US


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