20 November 1992 Twin quintuplets in CVD diamond
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Proceedings Volume 1759, Diamond Optics V; (1992); doi: 10.1117/12.130763
Event: San Diego '92, 1992, San Diego, CA, United States
Abstract
The atomic structure of twin quintuplets in a chemical vapor deposited (CVD) diamond film was investigated by high resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM). We conclude that the twin quintuplets have two main morphologies. The first consists of four =3 twin boundaries and one =81 twin boundary. The =81 twin boundary contains the dislocations needed to accommodate a 7.35° misfit angle between a set of {1 1 1} planes on opposite sides of the boundary. In the second case, the 7.35° misfit angle is accommodated by two or more grain boundaries that are tilted slightly more than the 70.53° tilt of a =3 boundary. These grain boundaries and the conventional diamond lattice twin boundaries are the only types of boundaries that we have observed in CVD diamond.
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Dan Shechtman, Jerry L. Hutchison, Albert Feldman, "Twin quintuplets in CVD diamond", Proc. SPIE 1759, Diamond Optics V, (20 November 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.130763; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.130763
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Diamond

Chemical vapor deposition

Crystals

Transmission electron microscopy

Diffraction

Mirrors

Photomicroscopy

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