Nanoparticles and Films Formed by Pulsed Laser Irradiation on the CeO2 Target in the Liquid


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The irradiation of a Nd-YAG pulsed laser on the CeO2 target in water was investigated. The CeO2 nanoparticles sized of 20-80 nm were formed in water, while the power density was larger than 32 kJ/cm2. The nanocrystalline films with grain sized of 50-150 nm were formed on the target with the energy density of 20 kJ/cm2-25 kJ/cm2. Finally, the amorphous films were formed with the energy density of 6 kJ/cm2-15 kJ/cm2. The formation mechanisms of the nanoparticles and the films were discussed.



Materials Science Forum (Volumes 475-479)

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J. Chen et al., "Nanoparticles and Films Formed by Pulsed Laser Irradiation on the CeO2 Target in the Liquid", Materials Science Forum, Vols. 475-479, pp. 3843-3846, 2005

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