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Ellipsometric Observations of Aluminium Hydroxide Films Grown in Water Vapor

  • W. E. J. Neal
  • A. S. Rehal

Abstract

The paper describes ellipsometrie investigations of aluminium hydroxide films grown on aluminium surfaces which have been exposed to water vapor. The types of samples used for the investigations have been:-
  1. 1.

    Commercial aluminium sheet which had been etched by Argon ions and exposed to water vapor in a vacuum system at 25 °C.

     
  2. 2.

    As supplied commercial aluminium sheet which had been chemically or mechanically cleaned and exposed to saturated water vapor at 70°C.

     
  3. 3.

    Freshly deposited films exposed to water vapor in a vacuum system at 25°C.

     

Keywords

Water Vapor Optical Constant Aluminium Sheet Aluminium Film Reactive Metal 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. E. J. Neal
    • 1
  • A. S. Rehal
    • 1
  1. 1.The University of Aston in BirminghamBirminghamUK

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