FOR3NANO: Formation of 3D Nanostructures by Ion Beams


June 28 – June 30, 2017

The main aim of this workshop is to discuss scientific advances on how ion beams can be used to synthesize and modify individual nanostructures and their arrays. The scope of the workshop will also include characterization of these processes.

Using energetic ion beams for direct modification of nanostructures that can also be individually observed or characterized, has become practically feasible recently thanks to advances in combining ion beams with in situ characterization methods. Such combinations enable exciting new ways of exploring radiation-matter interactions as well as develop new kinds of semiconductor heterostructures.

The materials covered in the workshop include, but are not limited to, semiconductor heterostructures, nanoclusters on surfaces and carbon-based nanostructures.

Topics to be addressed include:

  • Ion beam structuring and phase segregation in 3D nanostructures
  • Modification of individual nanostructures by ion beams
  • Advanced characterization techniques
  • Theory and computer simulations of modification of individual nanostructures

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