M.S. (Master of Science)
Department of Physics
Ytterbium; Selenium compounds
A general review of standard vacuum deposition techniques is followed by a description of the epitaxial growth process as applied to thin films. An open ended vertical quartz tube system, evacuated by an oil diffusion pump, used for coevaporation of Yb-Se compounds is described. X-ray diffraction has shown these films probably to be of a single phase of cubic or nearly cubic structure, a^v6 .86A, and very highly oriented. Definite signs of epitaxy can be seen in some areas of the films.
Jones, Terry H., "Coevaporated thin films of ytterbium-selenium compounds" (1969). Graduate Research Theses & Dissertations. 1824.
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