Reach Us +44-1904-929220

Abstract

Study of Electrical and Structural Modifications Induced by 100 keV Argon Ions in Poly(ethylene terephthalate)

Poly(ethylene terephthalate) samples were implanted to 100 keV Ar+ ions at room temperature at fluence ranging from 1x1015 cm-2 to 2x1016 cm-2. Surface DC electrical conductivity was found to be enhanced with increase in ion fluence. The energy deposited per unit path length per ion (LET) has been found to be the most important parameter responsible for the observed changes. The formation of a highly cross-linked hydrogenated amorphous carbon structure in the implanted layer of PET was confirmed though Raman spectroscopy. This carbonaceous structure, made of conjugated double or triple bonds, was found responsible for the observed electrical and structural changes in argon implanted PET.


Author(s): P. K. Goyal, V. Kumar, Renu Gupta, S. Mahendia, Anita and S. Kumar

Abstract | PDF

Share this  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  Google+
30+ Million Readerbase
Abstracted/Indexed in
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  • Index Copernicus
  • Google Scholar
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI)
  • CiteFactor
  • Electronic Journals Library
  • Directory of Research Journal Indexing (DRJI)
  • WorldCat
  • Proquest Summons
  • Publons
  • Serials Union Catalogue (SUNCAT)
  • Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  • Secret Search Engine Labs