1 December 1990 Flowtube experiments on diamond formation: separating the growth and nucleation kinetics
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Abstract
We have done a series of experiments on diamond microcrystal formation in flowtubes. The system is designed to separate the discharge used to create atomic hydrogen from the organic molecules used as a carbon source. This creates a simplified chemical environment in which the species concentrations are kinetically rather than thermodynamically controlled. The flowtube enables us to examine kinetics of diamond formation under a variety of conditions and gives us some information about the rate of nucleation independently of the growth rate. 1.
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L. Robbin Martin, L. Robbin Martin, Michael W. Hill, Michael W. Hill, "Flowtube experiments on diamond formation: separating the growth and nucleation kinetics", Proc. SPIE 1325, Diamond Optics III, (1 December 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.22445; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.22445
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