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  • Vol. 41, Iss. 25 — Sep. 1, 2002
  • pp: 5413–5416

Fabrication and optical properties of metastable Cu–Ag alloys

Jintao Song, Heyin Li, Jing Li, Songyou Wang, and Shiming Zhou  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 41, Issue 25, pp. 5413-5416 (2002)

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A series of single-phase metastable Cu–Ag solid solutions was deposited by magnetron sputtering at liquid-nitrogen temperature. The lattice constant increases with increasing Ag content. The spectroscopic ellipsometer measurements clearly show that with increasing Ag content, the Cu-like and Ag-like absorption edges in the visible wavelength range shift continuously toward the high-energy and the low-energy sides, respectively.

© 2002 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(300.0300) Spectroscopy : Spectroscopy
(310.0310) Thin films : Thin films

Original Manuscript: October 17, 2001
Revised Manuscript: February 20, 2002
Published: September 1, 2002

Jintao Song, Heyin Li, Jing Li, Songyou Wang, and Shiming Zhou, "Fabrication and optical properties of metastable Cu–Ag alloys," Appl. Opt. 41, 5413-5416 (2002)

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