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Tunnel/jump electroconductivity in the laser-induced nanocluster structures with controlled topology

  • S. ArakelianEmail author
  • A. Kucherik
  • S. Kutrovskaya
  • A. Osipov
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  1. Fundamentals of Laser Assisted Micro- & Nanotechnologies

Abstract

By method of laser-induced thermal deposition of colloidal particles laser we have produced the metallic granular films for which the ability to control the change in its electrical properties does exist by variation of the topology for the system. The quantum states verification in cluster metallic structures by jump/tunneling electroconductivity and possible mechanisms for its implementation are considered in experiment and theory. The granular conductivity specificity has been under study. The current–voltage characteristics behavior has been measured for a gold (Au) and Au-carbyne clustered film. Two associated mechanisms for electroconductivity occur in the case, i.e. tunnel transition for electrons and electron activation in the frames of the shell model for a cluster system, in dependence on the nanostructure topology.

Keywords

Electroconductivity Tunneling Nanocluster structures Jump electroconductivity Topology control 

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Acknowledgements

This study was funded by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation VlSU-project #16.1123.2017 and partly supported in by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research Project #16-42-330461 and 16-32-60067 mol_a_dk.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Stoletovs Vladimir State UniversityVladimirRussia

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