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Properties of CVD diamond for optical applications
Author(s): Kevin J. Gray; Grant Lu
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Paper Abstract

The infrared transmission of relatively thick polished diamond films has been measured by Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy. Transmission of 70% at 10 micrometers for a 198 micrometers thick film and 69% at 10 micrometers for a 338 micrometers thick film is reported. By analysis of the interference fringes in the transmission spectra, it is estimated that, for a wavelength of 10 micrometers , the index of refraction of the films is comparable to that of a Drukker IIa window. The absorption coefficients of two films at the maximum of the one phonon absorption region are compared with the hydrogen and nitrogen content of the films and the Raman spectra of the films.

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Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1534, Diamond Optics IV, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.48280
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Kevin J. Gray, Norton Co. (United States)
Grant Lu, Norton Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1534:
Diamond Optics IV
Albert Feldman; Sandor Holly, Editor(s)

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