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Optical and photochemical properties of C60 films
Author(s): Peter C. Eklund; A. M. Rao; Ying Wang; Ping Zhou; Rosibel Ochoa
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Paper Abstract

Results of optical studies of thin solid C60 films are presented which highlight some of the unusual optical phenomena observed in fullerene-derived materials. Results of several experiments to determine quantitatively the optical dielectric function are first presented and discussed. We also present results on two different phototransformations of C60 films from a toluene-soluble to a toluene-insoluble state. These processes may have photolithographic application. The first involves the photopolymerization of C60, and the second is a photo-induced intercalation of di-oxygen into the C60 lattice leading to a film with composition C60(O2).

Paper Details

Date Published: 28 November 1994
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 2284, Fullerenes and Photonics, (28 November 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.196119
Show Author Affiliations
Peter C. Eklund, Univ. of Kentucky (United States)
A. M. Rao, Univ. of Kentucky (United States)
Ying Wang, Univ. of Kentucky (United States)
Ping Zhou, Univ. of Kentucky (United States)
Rosibel Ochoa, Univ. of Kentucky (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2284:
Fullerenes and Photonics
Zakya H. Kafafi, Editor(s)

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