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Nickel (Ni) Single Crystals and Substrates

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Nickel (Ni) Single Crystals and Substrates

Nickel is a hard silvery-white lustrous metal, malleable and ductile, with relatively high electrical conductivity as a transition metal. Nickel single crystal substrate is widely used for growth of graphene and carbon nanotubes. 

Main Parameters of Nickel Single Crystal Substrates

SKUs:

WA1510-WA1511

Material

Ni

CAS#

7440-02-0

Purity

99.99% (4N)

Crystal structure

Cubic

Unit cell constant

a = 3.5238 Å

Melt point 

1,453 ºC

Density 

8.9 g/cm3

Thermal expansion

13.3 x 10-6 K-1

Sizes

10 mm x 10 mm x 0.5 mm              

Other sizes are available upon request

Surface polishing

Single side polished is standard, double side polished upon request

Crystal orientations

 (100), (110), (111) 

Surface roughness, Ra

< 10 nm

Package

Sealed in class 100 clean bags packed in class 1000 clean room

Please contact us for customization or bulk orders. 

References:

Du, Chunsheng, and Ning Pan. CVD growth of carbon nanotubes directly on nickel substrate. Materials Letters 59, no. 13 (2005): 1678-1682

Ravani, Fotini, Konstantinos Papagelis, Vassileios Dracopoulos, John Parthenios, Konstantinos G. Dassios, Angeliki Siokou, and Costas Galiotis. Graphene production by dissociation of camphor molecules on nickel substrate. Thin Solid Films 527 (2013): 31-37.