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      Data storage applications based on LiCoO2 thin films grown on Al2O3 and Si substrates 

      Svoukis, E.; Mihailescu, C. N.; Mai, V. H.; Schneegans, O.; Breza, K.; Lioutas, C.; Giapintzakis, John (2015)
      In this study, LiCoO2 thin films were investigated for data storage applications based on scanning probe mediated approaches. LiCoO2, compared to other materials proposed for scanning probe mediated nanoscale patterning, ...
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      Enhancing the nanoscratch resistance of pulsed laser deposited DLC films through molybdenum-doping 

      Constantinou, M.; Pervolaraki, M.; Koutsokeras, L.; Prouskas, C.; Patsalas, P.; Kelires, P.; Giapintzakis, John; Constantinides, G. (2017)
      Pulsed laser deposition was used to grow DLC and molybdenum-doped DLC (DLC:Mo) films, with metal contents up to 3.2 at.%, on silicon substrates. The microstructural details of the films were investigated using X-ray ...
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      Low-temperature growth of NiMnSb thin films by pulsed-laser deposition 

      Giapintzakis, John; Grigorescu, C.; Klini, A.; Manousaki, A.; Zorba, V.; Androulakis, J.; Viskadourakis, Z.; Fotakis, C. (2002)
      We report the growth of thin films of the ferromagnetic half-Heusler alloy NiMnSb by pulsed-laser deposition on Si (111) and polycrystalline InAs substrates. Highly crystalline films are grown using low substrate temperatures ...
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      Matrix assisted pulsed laser evaporation of Mn 12(Propionate) thin films 

      Pervolaraki, M.; Sima, F.; Socol, G.; Teodorescu, C. M.; Gheorghe, N. G.; Socol, M.; Mihailescu, I. N.; Moushi, E. E.; Tasiopoulos, Anastasopoulos J.; Athanasopoulos, G. I.; Viskadourakis, Z.; Giapintzakis, John (2012)
      Single molecule magnets are of great interest due to a multitude of potential applications for some of which thin films are required. Traditional physical vapor deposition techniques are not suitable for the deposition of ...
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      Microstructure and nanomechanical properties of pulsed excimer laser deposited DLC:Ag films: Enhanced nanotribological response 

      Constantinou, M.; Pervolaraki, M.; Nikolaou, P.; Prouskas, C.; Patsalas, P.; Kelires, P.; Giapintzakis, John; Constantinides, G. (2017)
      Diamond-like carbon:silver (DLC:Ag) thin films, with metal contents as high as 16.8 at.%, have been deposited on silicon substrates using pulsed excimer laser deposition
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      Picosecond ultrafast pulsed laser deposition of SrTiO3 

      Pervolaraki, M.; Mihailescu, C. N.; Luculescu, C. R.; Ionescu, P.; Dracea, M. D.; Pantelica, D.; Giapintzakis, John (2015)
      SrTiO3 particle-composed films were grown on Si substrates via picosecond ultrafast pulsed laser deposition. We have investigated the effect of laser pulse repetition rate (0.2-8.2 MHz) and fluence (0.079-1.57 J cm-2) on ...
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      Pulsed laser deposition and thermal characterization of Ni-doped La5Ca9Cu24O41 thin films 

      Athanasopoulos, G. I.; Pervolaraki, M.; Svoukis, E.; Androulakis, J.; Saint-Martin, R.; Revcolevschi, A.; Giapintzakis, John (2011)
      Highly b-axis oriented polycrystalline Ni-doped La5Ca 9Cu24O41 thin films have been grown on (0 0 1) SrTiO3 substrates using the pulsed laser deposition technique. EDX measurements have revealed nearly stoichiometric ...
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      Thermal conductivity of Ni, Co, and Fe-doped La5Ca 9Cu24O41 thin films measured by the 3ω method 

      Athanasopoulos, G. I.; Svoukis, E.; Pervolaraki, M.; Saint-Martin, R.; Revcolevschi, A.; Giapintzakis, John (2010)
      The effect of Ni-, Co- and Fe-substitution for Cu on the thermal conductivity of La5Ca9Cu24O41 thin films is investigated. Highly b-axis oriented polycrystalline films were grown onto MgO (100) substrates using the pulsed ...
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      Thermoelectric properties of Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 thin films grown by pulsed laser deposition 

      Symeou, E.; Pervolaraki, M.; Mihailescu, C. N.; Athanasopoulos, G. I.; Papageorgiou, C.; Kyratsi, Theodora; Giapintzakis, John (2015)
      We report on the pulsed laser deposition of p-type Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 thin films onto fused silica substrates by ablation of dense targets of Bi0.5Sb1.5Te3 with an excess of 1 wt% Te. We investigated the effect of film thickness, ...