Tyndall National Institute

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Tyndall National Institute


Tyndall National Institute is one of Europe's leading research centres, specialising in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) hardware. Tyndall has a critical mass of over 360 researchers, engineers, students and support staff placing a particular emphasis on quality, accomplishment and the delivery to Ireland of value from research. Tyndall’s areas of expertise range from micro-nanolectronics, microsystems, and photonics to theory modeling supported by a central fabrication facility.

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  • Nolan, Michael; Lykhach, Yaroslava; Tsud, Nataliya; Skala, Tomas; Staudt, Thorsten; Prince, Kevin C.; Matolin, Vladimir; Libuda, Jorg (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012-01)
    The catalytic activity of cerium dioxide can be modified by deposition of alkaline earth oxide layers or nanoparticles or by substitutional doping of metal cations at the Ce site in ceria. In order to understand the effect ...
  • Nolan, Michael; Legesse, Merid; Fagas, Giorgos (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012-09)
    In this paper we present the results of empirical potential and density functional theory (DFT) studies of models of interfaces between amorphous silicon (a-Si) or hydrogenated amorphous Si (a-Si:H) and crystalline Si ...
  • Iwaszuk, Anna; Nolan, Michael; Jin, Qiliang; Fujishima, Musashi; Tada, Hiroaki (American Chemical Society, 2013-01)
    A number of NiO clusters have been formed on TiO2 (anatase/rutile = 4/1 w/w, P-25, Degussa) in a highly dispersed state (NiO/TiO2) by the chemisorption-calcination cycle technique. The NiO/TiO2 causes high visible-light ...
  • Iwaszuk, Anna; Mulheran, Paul A.; Nolan, Michael (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2013-01)
    Titanium dioxide is an important photocatalytic material with much activity in modifying it to achieve visible light absorption. Recently, studies targeting the modification of TiO2 with metal oxide nano clusters have ...
  • Dey, Gangotri; Elliot, Simon D. (The Royal Society of Chemistry, 2014)
    We have used density functional theory (DFT) to study the mechanism of three step atomic layer deposition (ALD) of copper via formate and hydrazine. The technique holds promise for deposition of other transition metals.