Physics of the Solid State

, Volume 58, Issue 11, pp 2307–2311 | Cite as

Luminescent properties of diamond single crystals of pyramidal shape

  • A. M. Alekseev
  • F. T. Tuyakova
  • E. A. Obraztsova
  • E. V. Korostylev
  • D. V. Klinov
  • K. A. Prusakov
  • S. A. Malykhin
  • R. R. Ismagilov
  • A. N. Obraztsov


The luminescence properties of needle-like crystals of diamond, obtained by selective oxidation of textured polycrystalline diamond films, are studied. Diamond films were grown by chemical vapor deposition from a methane–hydrogen mixture activated by a DC discharge. The spectra of photo- and cathodoluminescence and the spatial distribution of the intensity of radiation at different wavelengths are obtained for individual needle-like crystals. Based on the spectral characteristics, conclusions are made about the presence of optically active defects containing nitrogen and silicon impurities in their structure, as well as the significant effect of structural defects on their luminescence spectra.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Alekseev
    • 1
  • F. T. Tuyakova
    • 2
    • 3
  • E. A. Obraztsova
    • 3
    • 4
  • E. V. Korostylev
    • 5
  • D. V. Klinov
    • 4
    • 6
  • K. A. Prusakov
    • 6
  • S. A. Malykhin
    • 1
  • R. R. Ismagilov
    • 1
  • A. N. Obraztsov
    • 1
  1. 1.Moscow State UniversityMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Moscow Technological UniversityMoscowRussia
  3. 3.Shemyakin and Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic ChemistryRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  4. 4.Prokhorov General Physics InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  5. 5.Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (State University)Dolgoprudnyi, Moscow oblast, 141701Russia
  6. 6.Federal Research and Clinical Center of Physicochemical MedicineMoscowRussia

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