By Topic

Investigation of hydrogenated amorphous carbon coatings for magnetic data storage media by atomic force microscopy

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $31
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

9 Author(s)
Meyer, E. ; Institut f ür Physik, Klingelbergstrasse 82, CH‐4056 Basel, Switzerland ; Heinzelmann, H. ; Grutter, P. ; Jung, Th.
more authors

Your organization might have access to this article on the publisher's site. To check, click on this link: 

Thin films of hydrogenated amorphous carbon for magnetic data storage media have been examined by atomic force microscopy. The topography of several coatings has been imaged with a lateral resolution of a few nanometers. Histograms of the height distribution and rms values have been calculated to characterize the roughness of the surfaces quantitatively. Variations of these microscopic properties could be related to changes in the macroscopic behavior like friction and wear.

Published in:

Applied Physics Letters  (Volume:55 ,  Issue: 16 )