TITLE

Secondary electron emission enhancement and defect contrast from diamond following exposure to

AUTHOR(S)
Malta, D.P.; Posthill, J.B.
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;4/11/1994, Vol. 64 Issue 15, p1929
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Demonstrates the exposure of diamond surfaces to atomic hydrogen by hot filament cracking of hydrogen gas or by immersion in a hydrogen plasma discharge. Increase in secondary electron (SE) emission; Exhibition of surface conductance; Display of defect contrast in the SE mode.
ACCESSION #
4272465

 

Related Articles

  • Secondary electron emission from diamond surfaces. Shih, A.; Yater, J.; Pehrsson, P.; Butler, J.; Hor, C.; Abrams, R. // Journal of Applied Physics;8/15/1997, Vol. 82 Issue 4, p1860 

    Identifies factors that govern the secondary-electron yield from diamond thin films by performing comparative studies on polycrystalline films with different dopants, doping concentration and surface terminations. Secondary-electron yield curves taken on as-received samples; Presence of...

  • Bistable characteristic and current jumps in field electron emission of nanocrystalline diamond films. Wu, Kehui; Wang, X. R.; Liu, S.; Wang, E. G. // Journal of Applied Physics;11/1/2001, Vol. 90 Issue 9, p4810 

    Field electron emission of nanocrystalline diamond films with controllable grain size and graphite content, grown by microwave plasma-assisted chemical vapor deposition using N[sub 2]/CH[sub 4]/H[sub 2] as precursors, is studied. A bistable current–voltage characteristic is found. Current...

  • Tunneling rates in a two-dimensional symmetric double-well potential surface by the exterior scaling procedure. Rom, Naomi; Moiseyev, Nimrod; Lefebvre, Roland // Journal of Chemical Physics;9/1/1991, Vol. 95 Issue 5, p3562 

    Time-independent methods which were recently developed [J. Chem. Phys. 91, 6246 (1989); 93, 3413 (1990)] to calculate tunneling rates in bound systems are applied to a two-dimensional symmetrical double-well surface proposed by Makri and Miller [J. Chem. Phys. 86, 1451 (1987)] to describe...

  • Gold ion implantation induced high conductivity and enhanced electron field emission properties in ultrananocrystalline diamond films. Sankaran, K. J.; Chen, H. C.; Sundaravel, B.; Lee, C. Y.; Tai, N. H.; Lin, I. N. // Applied Physics Letters;2/11/2013, Vol. 102 Issue 6, p061604 

    We report high conductivity of 185 (Ω cm)-1 and superior electron field emission (EFE) properties, viz. low turn-on field of 4.88 V/μm with high EFE current density of 6.52 mA/cm2 at an applied field of 8.0 V/μm in ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCD) films due to gold ion implantation....

  • Role of water and oxygen in wet and dry oxidation of diamond. Larsson, K.; Bjo¨rkman, H.; Hjort, K. // Journal of Applied Physics;7/15/2001, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p1026 

    The wetting properties of diamond surfaces have been theoretically and experimentally investigated in the temperature range of 200–700 °C. It was experimentally observed that the conversion from hydrophobic to hydrophilic surfaces will be more efficient with an increase in temperature...

  • Conductors, semiconductors, and insulators irradiated with short-wavelength free-electron laser. Krzywinski, J.; Sobierajski, R; Jurek, M.; Nietubyc, R.; Pelka, J. B.; Juha, L.; Bittner, M.; Létal, V.; Vorlícˇek, V.; Andrejczuk, A.; Feldhaus, J.; Keitel, B.; Saldin, E. L.; Schneidmiller, E. A.; Treusch, R.; Yurkov, M. V. // Journal of Applied Physics;2/15/2007, Vol. 101 Issue 4, p043107 

    The results of a study of irreversible changes induced at surfaces of metals, semiconductors, and insulators by extreme ultraviolet (λ<100 nm) ultrashort pulses provided by TESLA Test Facility Free-Electron Laser, Phase 1 (TTF1 FEL) are reported and discussed. The laser was tuned at 86, 89,...

  • Role of delocalized charges in the pyroelectric effect. Evans, D. R.; Basun, S. A.; Cook, G.; Meltzer, R. S. // Applied Physics Letters;7/24/2006, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p041104 

    The temperature dependence of the pyroelectric effect is investigated. An increase in dark conductivity resulting from either trap depopulation or proton migration is shown to suppress the pyroelectric-generated high voltage. Electrically shorting crystal z surfaces coated with a transparent...

  • The temporal and spatial instability of photoelectric response of the CdZnTe crystals. Mygal, V.; Phomin, A. // Semiconductors;Apr2006, Vol. 40 Issue 4, p403 

    The spectral, temporal, and spatial instabilities of the photoelectric response I of CdZnTe crystals with a variety of structural inhomogeneities are revealed. It is shown that the character and interrelation of these instabilities are most pronounced in the diagrams dI(t)/dt = f(I(t)) and...

  • Use of ballistic electron emission microscopy to observe the diversity of fabricated nanometer features at the Au/Si interface. Qiu, X.; Shang, G.; Wang, C.; Bai, C. // Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing;1998, Vol. 66 Issue 7, pS91 

    Abstract. This paper examines the feasibility of locally modifying the interface properties of the gold/silicon system using ballistic electron emission microscopy (BEEM). Distinctly different fabricated features have been observed in BEEM images of the Au/Si interface depending on the polarity...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics