Effect of thermal annealing on elastic properties of Ag/Pd superlattice films

Sukmock Lee, George I. Stegeman, Jeha Kim, Charles M Falco, Vahid Askarpour, Murli H. Manghnani

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We report a 50 % increase in the shear elastic constant c55 in Ag/Pd superlattice films upon thermally annealing as measured by Brillouin light scattering. X-ray diffraction studies show that this increase is due to intermixing of the Ag and Pd layers.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)691-693
Number of pages3
JournalSolid State Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1995


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Materials Science(all)

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