Applications of Diamond-Like (Hard Carbon) Films

  • Alan H. Lettington
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 266)


Pure diamond has excellent mechanical and infra red properties and would make an ideal window material were it readily available. Synthetic diamond films can be grown with good infra red transmission and used as protective coatings. Many coating requirements can already be met using diamond-like carbon films. This paper reviews the progress.


Diamond Film Antireflection Coating Solar Absorptance Single Layer Coating Diamond Thin Film 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alan H. Lettington
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  1. 1.Royal Signals and Radar EstablishmentMalvern, WorcsUK

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