Raman spectroscopy of diamond and doped diamond

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doi: 10.1098/rsta.2004.1451
Authors:Prawer, Steven; Nemanich, Robert J.
Author Affiliations:Primary:
University of Melbourne, School of Physics, Parkville, Victoria, Australia
Other:
North Carolina State University, United States
Volume Title:Raman spectroscopy in carbons; from nanotubes to diamond
Volume Authors:Ferrari, Andrea C., editor; Robertson, John
Source:Raman spectroscopy in carbons; from nanotubes to diamond, edited by Andrea C. Ferrari and John Robertson. Philosophical Transactions - Royal Society. Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences, 362(1824), p.2537-2565. Publisher: Royal Society of London, London, United Kingdom. ISSN: 1364-503X
Publication Date:2004
Note:In English. 69 refs.; illus., incl. 3 tables
Summary:The optimization of diamond films as valuable engineering materials for a wide variety of applications has required the development of robust methods for their characterization. Of the many methods used, Raman microscopy is perhaps the most valuable because it provides readily distinguishable signatures of each of the different forms of carbon (e.g. diamond, graphite, buckyballs). In addition it is non-destructive, requires little or no specimen preparation, is performed in air and can produce spatially resolved maps of the different forms of carbon within a specimen. This article begins by reviewing the strengths (and some of the pitfalls) of the Raman technique for the analysis of diamond and diamond films and surveys some of the latest developments (for example, surface-enhanced Raman and ultraviolet Raman spectroscopy) which hold the promise of providing a more profound understanding of the outstanding properties of these materials. The remainder of the article is devoted to the uses of Raman spectroscopy in diamond science and technology. Topics covered include using Raman spectroscopy to assess stress, crystalline perfection, phase purity, crystallite size, point defects and doping in diamond and diamond films.
Sections:Apparatus and techniques
Subsections:Non-silicates
Subjects:Annealing; Applications; Diamond; Methods; Native elements; Raman spectra; Raman spectroscopy; Spectra; Spectroscopy; Technology
Abstract Numbers:04M/4665
Record ID:2005013931
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