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Title: Pulsed laser deposition of metallic multilayers: the influence of laser power on microstructure
Authors: Al-Busaidy, Mohamed S.K.
Kusmartseva, Olga E.
Cropper, Michael D.
Issue Date: 2004
Publisher: © Springer
Citation: AL-BUSAIDY, M.S., KUSMARTSEVA, O.E. and CROPPER, 2004. Pulsed laser deposition of metallic multilayers: the influence of laser power on microstructure. Applied Physics A - Materials Science and Processing, 79 (4-6), pp.1453-1456.
Abstract: Multilayers of Co and Cu on Si(111) substrates have been produced by pulsed laser deposition at the second harmonic of a Nd:YAG laser (532 nm). The effect of varying the laser power on the film microstructure has been investigated using grazing incidence X-ray reflectivity measurements. Quantitative analysis of the reflectivity curves indicates that higher laser powers are associated with greater intermixing at the Co/Cu interfaces. Offset scans indicate that there is conformal roughness. The deposition process introduces some droplets into the layers, principally of Cu.
Description: This article was accepted for publication in the journal Applied Physics A: Materials Science and Processing. The final publication is available at www.springerlink.com.
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1007/s00339-004-2809-5
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/10742
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00339-004-2809-5
ISSN: 0947-8396
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