Hardness of TiO[sub 2]-MgF[sub 2] mixed films prepared by reactive ion-assisted deposition

Rung-Ywan Tsai
July 1994
Applied Physics Letters;7/4/1994, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p37
Academic Journal
Examines the hardening of TiO[sub 2]-MgF[sub 2] mixed films prepared by reactive ion-assisted deposition. Analysis of the compositions and microstructures of the films using the Rutherford backscattering microscopy; Factors contributing to the hardening of the film; Presentation of an empirical model explaining the enhancement of hardness in the composite film.


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