TITLE

Materials science: Better coats

PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Nature;2/26/2009, Vol. 457 Issue 7233, p1061
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research by Joakim Andersson and André Anders of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California, who have created something similar to a runaway self-sputtering. Topics include an an explanation of the industrial method of sputtering which is used to coat surfaces, an explanation of "self-sputtering" which is a way to coat targets without the presence of a gas, unlike the process of sputtering, and the team's use of high voltage to manipulate the metal atoms.
ACCESSION #
36636816

 

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