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Nano Aluminum Nitride: Synthesis and Applications

Aluminium Nitride

Nano Aluminum Nitride (AlN) is a promising material that has garnered attention in the scientific community due to its unique properties and potential applications in various fields. AlN, a ceramic material with a hexagonal crystal structure, possesses excellent thermal conductivity, high electrical resistivity, and a wide bandgap, making it an ideal candidate for use in electronics, optoelectronics, and thermal management applications.

Recent research on Nano Aluminum Nitride has focused on its synthesis methods, including vapor-phase deposition techniques, sol-gel synthesis, and hydrothermal synthesis. These methods enable the production of AlN nanoparticles with controlled size and morphology, which in turn can be tailored for specific applications.

Nano Aluminum Nitride has been studied for use in electronic and optoelectronic devices, such as high-power diodes, LED packages, and field-effect transistors, due to its high thermal conductivity, excellent dielectric properties, and thermal stability. Additionally, AlN has been investigated for use in thermal management applications, such as thermal interface materials and heat sinks.

In recent years, Nano Aluminum Nitride has also been explored for its biocompatibility and potential use in medical applications. AlN nanoparticles have been found to be non-toxic and have shown potential as a contrast agent in medical imaging and drug delivery systems.


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Most cited papers:

  1. J. Lin, X. Wang, and J. Zhao, “A review on synthesis and application of aluminum nitride,” Journal of Alloys and Compounds, vol. 732, pp. 100-116, 2018.
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Keywords: Nano Aluminum Nitride, synthesis, electronic devices, optoelectronics, thermal management, biocompatibility, medical applications.

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