1 December 1991 Optical properties of DC arc-discharge plasma CVD diamond
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Abstract
Mid-infrared transmission and absorption in polycrystalline chemical vapor deposition (CVD) diamond films has been studied. Free-standing films were grown in a DC arc-discharge plasma torch apparatus. The intensity of a band near 3.5 micrometers , which was assigned in previous work to a C-H bond-stretching mode, correlates with the hydrogen concentration. One symmetric and one antisymmetric stretching mode were observed, with frequencies corresponding to an sp3-bonded CH2 species. In some films, the hydrogen-related absorption was reduced below 1 cm-1. A broadband at 8 micrometers scales in intensity with the 3.5-micrometers band, suggesting its association with hydrogen as well. A sharp feature at 1,330 to 1,335 cm-1 tentatively is assigned to defect-activated absorption by O((Gamma) ) phonons.
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John M. Trombetta, John M. Trombetta, James T. Hoggins, James T. Hoggins, Paul Klocek, Paul Klocek, Tom A. McKenna, Tom A. McKenna, } "Optical properties of DC arc-discharge plasma CVD diamond", Proc. SPIE 1534, Diamond Optics IV, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.48282; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.48282
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