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Surface Smoothing Effects Of Thin Films
Author(s): Ghanim A. Al -Jumaily; John R . McNeil
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Paper Abstract

The effects of coatings on the optical scatter and related surface microroughness of coated surfaces are examined. Experimental results indicate that coated surfaces, in some cases, are smoother than the bare substrate. A model for smoothing process is presented. The role of deposition mechanism and substrate morphology are discussed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 February 1988
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0821, Modeling of Optical Thin Films, (2 February 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.941852
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Ghanim A. Al -Jumaily, Barr Associates, Inc. (United States)
John R . McNeil, University of New Mexico (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0821:
Modeling of Optical Thin Films
Michael Ray Jacobson, Editor(s)

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