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Structural modeling of amorphous conducting carbon film
Author(s): Somnath Bhattacharyya; Swapan K. Pati; S. V. Subramanyam
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Paper Abstract

Amorphous conducting carbon films are prepared using plasma assisted polymerization process. SEM and TEM shows random aggregate of globular clusters of micron size inside the samples. Electrical measurements indicate a near metallic nature. A tendency of saturation of resistivity at low temperature is observed. From spectroscopic analysis we find some unusual features. Based on these observations a structural model of this carbon is proposed.

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Date Published: 16 April 1998
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 3321, 1996 Symposium on Smart Materials, Structures, and MEMS, (16 April 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.305621
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Somnath Bhattacharyya, Indian Institute of Science (India)
Swapan K. Pati, Indian Institute of Science (India)
S. V. Subramanyam, Indian Institute of Science (India)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3321:
1996 Symposium on Smart Materials, Structures, and MEMS

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