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Optical properties and applications of diamond and diamondlike carbon thin films
Author(s): Alan H. Lettington
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Paper Abstract

Pure diamond has excellent mechanical and infra red properties and would make an ideal window material were it readily available. Synthetic diamond films can be grown with good infra red transmission and used as protective coatings. Many coating requirements can already be met using diamond-like carbon films.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 August 1990
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1275, Hard Materials in Optics, (1 August 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.20512
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Alan H. Lettington, Royal Signals and Radar Establishment (United Kingdom)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1275:
Hard Materials in Optics
Carl-Gustaf Ribbing, Editor(s)

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