Solubility Enhancement in Ion Implanted Cu Alloys

  • J. M. Poate
  • J. A. Borders
  • A. G. Cullis
  • J. K. Hirvonen


We have been studying1,2 the lattice site location and microstructure of metal atom implants in Cu by channeling and transmission electron microscopy measurements. At low atomic concentration, 1 at.%, the implanted metallic species reside primarily on substitutional Cu lattice sites. It was found from the previous study that high-dose implants of Au and W in Cu (10 at.%) were in general accordance with equilibrium phase diagram criteria in that they were 100% and 0% substitutional respectively.


Lattice Site Naval Research Laboratory Bell Laboratory Transmission Electron Microscopy Measure Solubility Enhancement 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1977

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. M. Poate
    • 1
  • J. A. Borders
    • 2
  • A. G. Cullis
    • 3
  • J. K. Hirvonen
    • 4
  1. 1.Bell LaboratoriesMurray HillUSA
  2. 2.Sandia LaboratoriesAlbuquerqueUSA
  3. 3.Royal Radar EstablishmentGreat MalvernEngland
  4. 4.Naval Research LaboratoriesUSA

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