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Particle Nano Coater

Objective

In the ERC-StG-project CoCooN, we investigate the surface modification of nanoparticles by Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD). To enable this research, a rotary ALD reactor was developed. The number of possible applications for nanoparticles has strongly increased in the last decade. For many applications, such as catalysis, batteries, solid-state lighting, but also drug development and biotech, nanoparticles with different surface properties are necessary. Today, and with the help of the ERC- project CoCooN, ALD has proven to be a reliable method for depositing ultrathin and conformal coatings, even on large quantities of (nano)particles.
We have designed and built a prototype rotary ALD reactor that enables both thermal and plasma-enhanced ALD surface modification of (nano)particles. In PaNaCo, we will push this rotary ALD reactor to a pre-commercial level.

Call for proposal

ERC-2013-PoC
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Host institution

UNIVERSITEIT GENT
Address
Sint Pietersnieuwstraat 25
9000 Gent
Belgium
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
EU contribution
€ 149 800
Administrative Contact
Nathalie Vandepitte (Ms.)

Beneficiaries (1)

UNIVERSITEIT GENT
Belgium
EU contribution
€ 149 800
Address
Sint Pietersnieuwstraat 25
9000 Gent
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Administrative Contact
Nathalie Vandepitte (Ms.)