Ultrananocrystalline Diamond (UNCD)

This research is part of a collaborative effort with Robert Carpick

108. A.R. Konicek, D.S. Grierson, P.U.P.A. Gilbert, W.G. Sawyer, A.V. Sumant, R.W. Carpick. Origin of ultra-low friction and wear in ultrananocrystalline diamond. Phys. Rev. Lett. In press, (2008).

104. D. S. Grierson, A. V. Sumant, A. R. Konicek, M. Abrecht, J.Birrell, O. Auciello, J. A. Carlisle, T. W. Scharf, M. T. Dugger, P. U. P. A. Gilbert & R. W. Carpick. “Tribochemistry and material transfer for the ultrananocrystalline diamond-silicon nitride interface revealed by x-ray photoelectron emission spectromicroscopy”. J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B 25, 1700-1705 (2007). PDF

99. A. V. Sumant, P. U. P. A. Gilbert, D. S. Grierson, A. R. Konicek, M. Abrecht, J. E. Butler, T. Feygelson, S. S. Rotter & R. W. Carpick. “Surface composition, bonding, and morphology in the nucleation and growth of ultra-thin, high quality nanocrystalline diamond films”. Diam. Relat. Mater. 16, 718-724 (2007). PDF