Characterization Techniques Applied To Sol-Gel Derived Coatings and Products

  • K. Bange


Independent of the film material, thin film properties are strongly influenced by the deposition parameters and conditions, i. e., they are strongly related to the coating technologies [1]. Variations are possible, for example in mechanical characteristics, optical properties (e. g. in color), in film thickness, etc. To efficiently produce coatings for a certain application it is necessary to know the parameters that influence a desired film property during the deposition process. For example for films produced by sol—gel technique, relevant parameters are: composition of solution, drawing speed, temperature, interaction with the surrounding atmosphere during drawing and with the substrate during densification.


Auger Electron Spectroscopy Ti02 Layer Ti02 Film Sodium Titanate Film Stress 
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