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Nanoscale self-assembled epitaxial nucleation controlled by interference lithography

Deliverables

Website and Project logo established

Establishment of project public website, with project details and partner information. To include final project logo

Laser prototype 2

Demonstration of 2nd laser prototype (IN) to meet required specifications

Laser interference structuring system assembly

Images and data from assembled laser interference capabilities on system reactors and initial experiments

Laser Prototype 1

Demonstration of 1st laser prototype (IN) to meet required specifications

Laser interference structuring system implementation plan

Report detailing the implementation plan for the installation of laser interference systems on the various process reactors

ZnO nanowires for gas sensors

Demonstration of state or the art nanostructring results for ZnO nanowires and resulting gas sensing application. Results benchmarked as defined in the project text

Metal-oxide functional surfaces for sensing and bio

Demonstration of state or the art nanostructring results for metal oxide surfaces and their application as sensors or for the control of biological agents. Results benchmarked as defined in the project text

Self-assembled InGaAs QD array

Demonstration of state or the art nanostructring results for QD arrays as defined in the project text (including structural, optical and device data)

Report on nanostructuring routes and potential capabilities

Report describing process routes to advanced nanostructring and assessment of capabilities

Corrugated gold film for SPR applications

Demonstration of state or the art nanostructring results on gold films and resulting SPR resonance application. Benchmarking as defined in the project text

Dissemination report

Report detailing the academic dissemination within the project

Detailed exploitation plan

Report detailing routes for industrial exploitation and further instrument development

Laser interference structuring Implementation report

Report describing progress in the assembly and operation of process systems and the resulting nanostructuring of materials surfaces

Model of surface interactions

Report or publication describing the approaches used for the modelling of pulsed interference laser patterns on process surfaces and their results

Interim report on laser interference surface processes

Report on the scientific study of interactions of process surfaces with pulsed laser interference

Report on the technology demonstrations

Report detailing the design and implementation of the various laser, optical and reactor systems and, the process used for the production of nanostructured surfaces

NanoStencil public workshop

Organisation of an open international workshop for the dissemination of results, comparison with worldwide state of the art and discussion of exploitation routes

Publications

Broadband, wide-angle antireflection in GaAs through surface nano-structuring for solar cell applications

Author(s): Saraswati Behera, Paul W. Fry, Henry Francis, Chao-Yuan Jin, Mark Hopkinson
Published in: Scientific Reports, 10/1, 2020, ISSN 2045-2322
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-63327-7

Direct patterning of periodic semiconductor nanostructures using single-pulse nanosecond laser interference

Author(s): Wang, Yun-Ran; Hopkinson, Mark
Published in: Optics Express, 5, 2020, ISSN 1094-4087
Publisher: Optical Society of America
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4106523

Ordered GaAs quantum dots by droplet epitaxy using in situ direct laser interference patterning

Author(s): Im Sik Han, Yun-Ran Wang, Mark Hopkinson
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, 118/14, 2021, Page(s) 142101, ISSN 0003-6951
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/5.0045817

In-Situ Pulsed Laser Interference Nanostructuring of Semiconductor Sur-faces

Author(s): Yun-Ran Wang, Im Sik Han, Chao-Yuan Jin and Mark Hopkinson*1
Published in: Journal of Laser Micro/Nanoengineering, 2020, ISSN 1880-0688
Publisher: Japan Laser Processing
DOI: 10.2961/jlmn.2020.02.2011

Interference system for high pressure environment

Author(s): Tero Kumpulainen, Amandeep Singh, Thomas März, Litong Dong, Jarno Reuna, Jorma Vihinen, Dayou Li, Erkki Levänen
Published in: Optics & Laser Technology, 142, 2021, Page(s) 107278, ISSN 0030-3992
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.optlastec.2021.107278

Carbon coated TiO 2 nanoparticles prepared by pulsed laser ablation in liquid, gaseous and supercritical CO 2

Author(s): Amandeep Singh, Turkka Salminen, Mari Honkanen, Juha-Pekka Nikkanen, Tommi Vuorinen, Risto Kari, Jorma Vihinen, Erkki Levänen
Published in: Nanotechnology, 31/8, 2020, Page(s) 085602, ISSN 0957-4484
Publisher: Institute of Physics Publishing
DOI: 10.1088/1361-6528/ab53ba

Thermodynamic Processes on a Semiconductor Surface during In-Situ Multi-Beam Laser Interference Patterning

Author(s): Wang, Yunran; Jin, Chaoyuan; Hopkinson, Mark
Published in: IET Optoelectronics, 1, 2018, ISSN 1751-8776
Publisher: IET
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1477681

Formation of laterally ordered quantum dot molecules by in situ nanosecond laser interference

Author(s): Yun-Ran Wang, Im Sik Han, Chao-Yuan Jin, Mark Hopkinson
Published in: Applied Physics Letters, 116/20, 2020, Page(s) 201901, ISSN 0003-6951
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
DOI: 10.1063/5.0009847

Multiphase TixOy nanoparticles by pulsed laser ablation of titanium in supercritical CO2

Author(s): Amandeep Singh, Turkka Salminen, Mari Honkanen, Jorma Vihinen, Leo Hyvärinen, Erkki Levänen
Published in: Applied Surface Science, 476, 2019, Page(s) 822-827, ISSN 0169-4332
Publisher: Elsevier BV
DOI: 10.1016/j.apsusc.2019.01.172

Precise Arrays of Epitaxial Quantum Dots Nucleated by In Situ Laser Interference for Quantum Information Technology Applications

Author(s): Yun Ran Wang, Im Sik Han, Chao-Yuan Jin, Mark Hopkinson
Published in: ACS Applied Nano Materials, 3/5, 2020, Page(s) 4739-4746, ISSN 2574-0970
Publisher: ACS Publications
DOI: 10.1021/acsanm.0c00738

In-situ laser interference patterning of MBE growth surfaces

Author(s): Yunran Wang, Mark Hopkinson, Im Sik Han, Chaoyuan Jin
Published in: Laser-based Micro- and Nanoprocessing XIV, 2020, Page(s) 29, ISBN 9781510633001
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2544992

Directed self-assembly of InAs quantum dots using in situ interference lithography

Author(s): Yunran Wang, Mark Hopkinson, Im Sik Han, Saraswati Behera, Chaoyuan Jin
Published in: Quantum Dots, Nanostructures, and Quantum Materials: Growth, Characterization, and Modeling XVII, 2020, Page(s) 6, ISBN 9781510633469
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2544875

Fabrication of sub-micrometer periodic nanostructures using pulsed laser interference for efficient light trapping in optoelectronic devices

Author(s): Saraswati Behera, Yunran Wang, Im Sik Han, Chaoyuan Jin, Mark Hopkinson
Published in: Laser Applications in Microelectronic and Optoelectronic Manufacturing (LAMOM) XXV, 2020, Page(s) 46, ISBN 9781510632981
Publisher: SPIE
DOI: 10.1117/12.2546212