Publication Date

1969

Document Type

Dissertation/Thesis

First Advisor

Wood, Charles

Degree Name

M.S. (Master of Science)

Department

Department of Physics

LCSH

Ytterbium||Selenium compounds

Abstract

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.

Comments

Includes bibliographical references.

Extent

54 pages

Language

eng

Publisher

Northern Illinois University

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In Copyright

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