Thin Film Diamond by A.H. LettingtonThin Film Diamond by A.H. Lettington

Thin Film Diamond

byA.H. LettingtonEditorJ.w. Steeds

Paperback | November 5, 2012

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This work, written by leading international authorities, deals with nucleation growth and processing, characterization and electrical, thermal, optical and mechanical properties of thin film diamond. The final chapters are devoted to the broad range of applications of this material.
Title:Thin Film DiamondFormat:PaperbackDimensions:157 pagesPublished:November 5, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9401043124

ISBN - 13:9789401043120


Table of Contents

Chemical vapour deposition of diamond - J C Angus; Thin film diamond growth mechanisms - J E Butler; Microwave plasma chemical vapour deposition and related techniques for low pressure diamond synthesis - P K Bachmann; Local epitaxial growth of diamond on nickel from the vapour phase - Y Sato; The optical and electronic properties of semiconducting diamond - A T Collins; The thermal conductivity of CVD diamond films - T R Anthony; Electron irradiation and heat treatment of polycrystalline CVD diamond - C D Clark; Strength, fracture and erosion properties of CVD diamond - J E Field. Deposition of diamond-like carbon - J Robertson; Applications of diamond-like carbon thin films - A H Lettington; Diamond as a wear-resistant coating - B Lux; Thermal and optical applications of thin film diamond - M Seal.

Editorial Reviews

Researchers in materials, physics and mechanical engineering will find this book a timely review of a rapidly advancing field and it will provide practicing engineers in the elctronics and manufacturing industries with a valuable overview of thin film diamond for years to come - Diamond Films and Technology