Search for dissertations about: "transition metal oxides"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 68 swedish dissertations containing the words transition metal oxides.

  1. 1. Investigations of Transition Metal Systems : Angle-Resolved Photoelectron Spectroscopy at Low and High Energy

    Author : Thomas Claesson; Oscar Tjernberg; Kevin Smith; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy; electronic structure; oxides; high-temperature superconductors; Material physics with surface physics; Materialfysik med ytfysik;

    Abstract : The work presented in this thesis aims at achieving an increased understanding of the electronic structure of materials whose properties are to a large extent governed by transition metals. All studies are based on data from angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy (ARPES) employed on the valence band of the studied systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transition metal oxide surfaces : Surface structures and molecular interaction

    Author : Markus Soldemo; Jonas Weissenrieder; Mats Göthelid; Sarp Kaya; KTH; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Fysik; Physics;

    Abstract : Metal oxides are both corrosion products and useful materials with a wide range of applications. Two of the most used metals today are iron and copper. In this thesis, surface structures and molecular interaction with surfaces of iron oxides and copper oxides are studied using spectroscopy and microscopy methods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Surface Reactivity and Electronic Structure of Metal Oxides

    Author : Anneli Önsten; Ulf Karlsson; Anne Borg; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; oxides; surfaces; defects; cuprous oxide; zinc oxide; magnetite; water; OH; sulfur dioxide; photoelectron spectroscopy; scanning tunneling microscopy; Material physics with surface physics; Materialfysik med ytfysik;

    Abstract : The foci of this thesis are the metal oxides Cu2O, ZnO and Fe3O4 and their interaction with water and sulfur dioxide (SO2). The intention is to study SO2-induced atmospheric corrosion on a molecular level. All studies are based on photoelectron spectroscopy (PES) and scanning tunneling microscopy (STM) measurements. READ MORE

  4. 4. Nanostructured Transition Metal Oxides in Cleantech Application : Gas Sensors, Photocatalysis, Self-cleaning Surfaces Based on TiO2, WO3 and NiO

    Author : Zareh Topalian; Lars Österlund; Andrew Mills; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Gas sensing; Self-cleaning; photo-fixation; photocatalysis; TiO2; WO3; NiO; Surface engineering; Ytbehandlingsteknik; Functional materials; Funktionella material; Engineering Science with specialization in Solid State Physics; Teknisk fysik med inriktning mot fasta tillståndets fysik;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the application of nanocrystalline transition metal oxide TiO2, WO3 and NiO thin films in new “green” building technologies. Specifically, their physicochemical properties in photocatalytic, self-cleaning and gas sensing applications are studied. READ MORE

  5. 5. Optical properties of point defects in insulators and of transition metal dichalcogenides

    Author : Christopher Linderälv; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; solid state lighting; color centers; transition metal dichalcogenides; moiré structures; excitons; monolayer alloys; wide band gap oxides; luminescence quenching; charge transition levels; oxygen vacancies;

    Abstract : There is a need for new or modified materials, both to improve current devices and to create novel functionalities. Engineering materials to target specific functionalities requires a better understanding of how microscopic processes impact materials properties. READ MORE