Morphologies of discontinuous gold films on amorphous polymer substrates

Kunz, Martin S.; Shull, Kenneth R.; Kellock, Andrew J.
November 1992
Journal of Applied Physics;11/1/1992, Vol. 72 Issue 9, p4458
Academic Journal
Presents a study that used transmission electron microscopy to analyze the effects of annealing treatments on the morphologies of discontinuous gold films evaporated onto polysterene or poly(2-vinylpyridine) substrates. Importance of the dispersions of small metallic particles in a host matrix phase; Island mobility on the substrate; Morphologies of discontinuous gold films on polysterene substrates after various annealing treatments.


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