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Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 27, Issue 20, pp 5504–5508 | Cite as

Oxidation characteristics of artificially layered Fe/Al and Fe/Mg thin films

  • S. Veena Kumari
  • V. K. Vaidyan
  • K. G. Sathyanarayana
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Abstract

Investigations were carried out on the oxidation characteristics of artificially layered Fe/Al and Fe/Mg thin films using X-ray diffraction and Raman spectroscopy at 303, 473, 673 and 773 K in the laboratory atmosphere. X-ray diffractograms and Raman spectra reveal diffusion phenomena occurring in Fe/Al thin films. Individual oxides and a spinel-phase MgFe2O4, were the oxidation products in Fe/Mg multilayers while intermetallics were found to be present in the Fe/Al system at 773 K, in addition to FeAl2O4.

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Oxidation Polymer Spectroscopy Atmosphere Thin Film 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Veena Kumari
    • 1
  • V. K. Vaidyan
    • 1
  • K. G. Sathyanarayana
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of KeralaTrivandrumIndia
  2. 2.Regional Research Laboratory CSIRTrivandrumIndia

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