Thin films of AuCuAl shape memory alloy for use in plasmonic nano-actuators

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dc.contributor.author Bhatia, V
dc.contributor.author Thorogood, G
dc.contributor.author Annette, D
dc.contributor.author Cortie, MB
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:34:07Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.citation Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 2011, 1295 pp. 33 - 38
dc.identifier.isbn 9781605112725
dc.identifier.issn 0272-9172
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/18429
dc.description.abstract We describe the fabrication and structure of nanoscale thin films of β phase shape memory alloys with the nominal atomic stoichiometry Au 7Cu5Al4 (corresponding to 5.8 wt% Al). These alloys possess properties that suggest they could be used in nanoscale actuators. The films described here are between 20 and 50 nm thick which is below the thickness at which some other shape memory alloys cease to transform. However, microstructural and X-ray studies confirm that the coatings still exhibit the displacive transformations that are a prerequisite for the shape memory effect. © 2011 Materials Research Society.
dc.language eng
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1557/opl.2011.180
dc.title Thin films of AuCuAl shape memory alloy for use in plasmonic nano-actuators
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings
dc.journal.volume 1295
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Warrendale, PA, USA en_US
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 1 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 6 en_US
dc.cauo.name Inst Nanoscale Technology Core en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 1007 Nanotechnology
dc.personcode 020302
dc.personcode 030626
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Nanotechnology en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom MRS Fall 2010 Meeting en_US
dc.date.activity 20101129 en_US
dc.location.activity Boston en_US
dc.location.activity ISI:000269180400007
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Science
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Strength - Materials and Technology for Energy Efficiency
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
pubs.consider-herdc true
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)
utslib.collection.history School of Physics and Advanced Materials (ID: 343)


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