ASEVA is a non-profit organization founded on 1963 as a specialised working group of the Spanish Committee of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP). Currently, ASEVA is a member of the IUVSTA (International Union for Vacuum Science, Technique and Applications), where it participates actively.
ALD: The groundbreaking technology behind the last tech 'NOBEL'
David Ares, María Rízquez, Mato Knez and Mercedes Vila Juárez at CTECHnano facilities.
Finnish materials physicist Tuomo Suntola, who developed Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) technology, has won Finland's take on the Nobel science prizes. ALD is a thin-film deposition...
Bottom-up synthesis of multifunctional nanoporous graphene
Nanosize pores can turn semimetallic graphene into a semiconductor and, from being impermeable, into the most efficient molecular-sieve membrane...
Temperature dependence of liquid lithium film formation and deuterium retention on hot W samples studied by LID-QMS. Implications for future fusion reactors
Nuclear Fusion. 2018
Liquid metal (LM) divertor concepts explore an alternative solution to the challenging power/particle exhaust issues in future magnetic fusion reactors. Among them, lithium (Li) is the most promising...
High yielding and extremely site-selective covalent functionalization of graphene
Chem. Commun., 2017,
We describe a method to functionalize graphene covalently with 92% yield and 98% site-selectivity and strict spatial periodicity on the nanometer scale...
Highly selective covalent organic functionalization of epitaxial graphene
Nature Communications, 2017.
Graphene functionalization with organics is expected to be an important step for the development of graphene-based materials with tailored electronic properties...
Energy-Sensitive Ion- and Cathode-Luminescent Radiation-Beam Monitors Based on Multilayer Thin-Film Designs
Author: Jorge Gil-Rostra, Francisco J. Ferrer, Juan Pedro Espinós, Agustín R. González-Elipe and Francisco Yubero.
ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2017
A multilayer luminescent design concept is presented to develop energy-sensitive radiation-beam monitors on the basis of colorimetric analysis...
Solid lubricant behavior of MoS2 and WSe2-based nanocomposite coatings
Author: S. Dominguez-Meister et al.
Sci. Technol. Adv. Mat. 2017
The present WSex-based coating provides excellent tribological response independently of the surrounding atmosphere in opposition to conventional MoS2. A gradient functional architecture and chemical composition provides a good…
Ultrahigh vacuum system for advanced tribology studies: Design principles and applications
Author: Roman A.Nevshupa, et al.
Tribology International. 2015
The main difficulty in designing of an ultrahigh vacuum (UHV) tribometer combined with tribophysical and tribochemical characterization techniques is to find the critical compromise between the scientific requirements and technical or technological...
Recent developments in surface science and engineering, thin films, nanoscience, biomaterials, plasma science, and vacuum technology
Author: M. Mozetiča, A. Vesela, G. Primca, et al.
Thin Solid Films. 2018
Nanometer-sized structures, surfaces and sub-surface phenomena have played an enormous role in science and technological applications and represent a driving-force of current interdisciplinary science. Recent developments include…
New technique to manufacture antidot arrays in oxides.
Author: Juan L. Palma, Alejandro Pereira, Raquel Álvaro, José Miguel García-Martín and Juan Escrig
Beilstein J. Nanotechnol. 2018
Magnetic thin films with periodic arrays of holes, so-called antidot arrays, can be used in several applications such as magnetoplasmonics, sensors, magnonics and spintronic devices. With suitable dimensions, the holes allow for engineering the magnetic properties…