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Title: Role of water temperature in laser induced breakdown at nickel-water interface for generation of nickel oxide nanocolloids

Authors: Arindom Phukan; Prahlad K. Baruah; Alika Khare; Arpita Nath

Addresses: Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology Meghalaya, Shillong 793003, India ' Department of Physics, School of Technology, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar – 382007, Gujarat, India ' Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati 781039, India ' Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology Meghalaya, Shillong 793003, India

Abstract: A pulsed nanosecond laser was focused onto a nickel wire target in distilled water leading to the formation of nickel oxide nanoparticles. The ambient temperature of the liquid was varied and its effect on the associated fluid dynamical counterpart cavitation bubbles was investigated. The cavitation bubble pressure and temperature at different liquid temperature are deduced and its effect on the colloidal solution containing nanoparticles is elucidated.

Keywords: cavitation bubbles; beam deflection setup; pulsed laser ablation; nickel oxide; laser-induced plasma; nanocolloids.

DOI: 10.1504/IJNT.2021.116179

International Journal of Nanotechnology, 2021 Vol.18 No.5/6/7/8, pp.638 - 648

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 21 Jun 2021 *

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