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Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 305, Issue 3, pp 703–706 | Cite as

Deposition of metals and metal oxides on plastic foils

  • Annett Hübner
  • Willi Hartmann
  • Birgit Kindler
  • Bettina LommelEmail author
  • Jutta Steiner
  • Vera Yakusheva
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Abstract

Self-supporting layers of metal and metal oxides are the most desirable form of targets and films for heavy-ion applications. If the self-supporting film cannot be produced in the wanted size or thickness, then typically a thin, self-supporting carbon backing is employed. But nevertheless there are applications where carbon as a backing does not offer the optimal properties as a backing. Then very often plastic backings are wanted. Several plastics are available commercially as a standard backing with very good quality and homogeneity. We report on the deposition of metals and metal oxides on various backings, when a standard commercial alternative is not available.

Keywords

Coating Magnetron sputtering Metal on plastic Metal oxide on plastic 

Notes

Acknowledgments

Many thanks to Gabi Otto, GSI, for the photo enclosed as Fig. 1.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Annett Hübner
    • 1
  • Willi Hartmann
    • 1
  • Birgit Kindler
    • 1
  • Bettina Lommel
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jutta Steiner
    • 1
  • Vera Yakusheva
    • 1
  1. 1.GSI Helmholtzzentrum für Schwerionenforschung GmbHDarmstadtGermany

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