IJE TRANSACTIONS B: Applications Vol. 15, No. 3 (October 2002) 255-260   

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M. A. Golozar

Department of Materials Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology
Isfahan 84154, Iran, golozar@cc.iut.ac.ir

H. R. Habibi Bajguirani

National Iranian Steel Company (NISCO), 685, Valyasr Street
Tehran, 15946, Iran
( Received: June 28, 2001 – Accepted in Revised Form: May 15, 2002 )

Abstract    Single crystals and polycrystalline diamond films of several thicknesses were deposited using oxygen/acetylene combustion flame technique. The substrate used was pure polycrystalline molybdenum subjected to mechanical polishing. Quality and microstructural characteristic of diamond produced were investigated using X-Ray diffraction, Raman Spectroscopy, Scanning and Transmission Electron Microscopy. Results obtained revealed that a good quality single and polycrystalline diamond could be produced. However, a combination of various defects such as twins, dislocations and stacking faults are always present.


Keywords    Morphology, Diamond, Diamond-Like Carbon (DLC), Combustion Flame Technique, Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM), X-Ray Diffraction (XRD), Raman Spectroscopy



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