Table 1

Summary of AH, LD, and AD of self-assembled Au droplets
I Ta (°C)
400 450 500 550
Average height (AH) [nm] (111)A 23.4 25.4 28.9 32.2
(110) 22.6 24.7 28.2 31.2
(100) 21.7 24.0 26.7 29.7
(111)B 19.9 22.3 25.2 27.8
Average lateral diameter (LD) [nm] (111)A 128.6 133.8 138.5 143.4
(110) 122.5 128 133.8 141
(100) 115 124.5 130.8 139.1
(111)B 106.2 115.5 123.5 133.1
Average density (AD) [×108 cm−2] (111)A 139 123 110 99
(110) 148 131 118 107
(100) 160 141 129 119
(111)B 173 150 140 132

The Au droplets were fabricated by annealing between 400°C and 550°C on GaAs (111)A, (110), (100), and (111)B. I, index of substrates; Ta, annealing temperature.

Li et al.

Li et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2014 9:113   doi:10.1186/1556-276X-9-113

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