A Morphological Study of Silicon Borides Prepared by CVD

  • R. R. Dirkx
  • K. E. Spear
Part of the Materials Science Research book series (MSR, volume 17)


Compounds in the silicon-boron system have been prepared by chemical vapor deposition in the form of refractory protective coatings. Morphological changes which take place as a function of substrate temperature, total pressure, reactant gas composition and carrier gas composition were investigated. Marked changes in film morphology were observed as these CVD parameters were systematically varied.


Chemical Vapor Deposition Total Flow Rate Chemical Vapor Deposition Process Graphite Substrate Ultra High Purity 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. R. Dirkx
    • 1
  • K. E. Spear
    • 1
  1. 1.Materials Research LaboratoryThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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